[aprssig] Re: Puxing PX-777
wa5vxi at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 7 20:05:59 EST 2007
Is this radio FCC accepted for use on commercial
frequencies? I am thinking fire and EMS use but also
of course on the ham bands for an APRS tracker.
--- Drew Baxter <droobie at maine.rr.com> wrote:
> That GPS-MIC1 thing in their brochure looks
> interesting... Wonder
> what it spits out?
> --Droo, K1XVM
> At 09:00 PM 11/6/2007, Scott Miller wrote:
> >Not 'reverse SMA' like WiFi, just opposite - male
> on the radio,
> >female on the antenna. Apparently some Motorolas
> are the same way.
> >I'm really happy with the PX-777 so far. I haven't
> gone through all
> >of the features, but it compares favorably with the
> VX-150. The
> >audio output is good, and I'd read some reviews
> that said the mic
> >wasn't great, but it sounds good to me.
> >I need to do some battery life tests. The standard
> 1200 mAh battery
> >is about the same size as the VX-150's 700 mAh
> battery and weighs a lot less.
> >And this, by the way, is why you haven't seen the
> PX-777 marketed as
> >such in the US:
> >They've got an exclusive distribution agreement,
> and they're sold
> >under the Infinity brand for about $230.
> >Mark Earle wrote:
> >>Scott Miller wrote:
> >>>And to answer some frequently-asked questions,
> the speaker mic
> >>>connector is the Kenwood style, and the antenna
> is SMA, but with the opposite
> >>But lots of reverse-gender SMA adaptors -
> Motoyaesu has used them
> >>for some time.
> >>Hmm.. Will the Puxing be recalled for lead solder
> and/or paint? <Ducking>
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