[aprssig] Re: Puxing PX-777
scott at opentrac.org
Wed Nov 7 21:50:14 EST 2007
Yes, but don't take my word for it (I didn't take theirs). The Part 90
grant is here:
The rest of the docs are here:
Note that the manual that ships with the radio has a somewhat better
English translation than what's shown in the FCC exhibits. Still, I
intend to come up with at least a cheat sheet for the radio. There are
some references on the web, too.
I'll try to get one wired up as a tracker when I get some free time.
Works fine with a simplex repeater, but that's all I've hooked up to one
manuel holland wrote:
> 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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