[aprssig] Kenwood TM-D710GA or Yaesu FTM-400DR?

Javier Henderson javier at kjsl.org
Tue Aug 5 20:58:21 CDT 2014


On Tue, Aug 5, 2014 at 8:07 PM, Keith VE7GDH <ve7gdh at rac.ca> wrote:

> Ralph NM5RM wrote...
>
>
>  But I'm about to buy a new APRS rig and wonder if I should
>> go with the Kenwood TM-710GA or the Yaesu FTM-400DR.
>>
>
> See Lynn's valid comments if you are want to connect an APRS client to the
> TNC, although you could add an external TNC, but the D710 would avoid that.
>
> However, if the radio will be used "stand-alone" the FTM-400D is a very
> nice radio to use, both for voice and for APRS. The touch sensitive colour
> screen sets it apart from anything else that is out there, plus it also
> does digital C4FM FDMA, with a growing number of DR-1 repeaters installed
> around the continent and around the world.
>

How many DR-1 repeaters are installed around the continent and around the
world?

73,
-jav k4jh
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