[aprssig] MFJ Data Radio

Max Harper kg4pid at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 16 14:20:07 CDT 2016


Please report back and lets us know how well this radio works after you have used it a while. 
Max KG4PID
      From: Bill Vodall via aprssig <aprssig at tapr.org>
 To: Al Wolfe <alw.k9si at gmail.com>; TAPR APRS Mailing List <aprssig at tapr.org> 
 Sent: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 1:03 PM
 Subject: Re: [aprssig] MFJ Data Radio
   
>    This one is on 144.39 so had hoped to use it for APRS. Service monitor
> says transmit power is nearly 5 watts, but on receive it takes a couple of
> microvolts to see anything out of the noise. Maybe I'm expecting too much.

They are marginal but they work.  I used one for a long time until
the transmit amplifier burned out.  (Note to self - fix that.)

>

I just ordered a new Imported low cost dual band mobile to try as a
145.01 packet rig.  For only $70 it sure beats having to mess with
crystals.

  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00LS8AJRW/ref=s9_simh_gw_g107_i2_r

73
Bill, WA7NWP
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