Amateur Radio Needs to Catch Up (pt.3)

scheduleJuly 1, 2021


This is a continuation of a series of articles recommending improvements for the Yaesu FT-2DR.

Time to add 1.2 GHz. Why? Data speeds. This radio must be able to handle 256kbps data speeds to other radios, repeaters, and nodes. This can be done using C4FM and 128K baud transmission. Using this speed, a 12 MP JPEG (average 5 MB) could move from one device to another in 20 to 30 seconds.

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