Fixed Station Equipment

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  • ICOM IC-9700
  • ICOM IC-910 (Second hand only)
  • Kenwood TS-2000
    • While these are out of production they make good satellite radios, however its worth noting that they have a birdies around 436.800 which might cause issues using SO-50/AO-27
  • Yaesu FT-847 (Second hand only)


Rotator Interfaces

Its very likely that if you use azimuth and elevation rotators you will want computer control theirs lots of options for this including Yaesu's expensive offering however theirs some cheaper options including

If you don't mind using a soldering iron, you can build a simple interface using an Arduino see for more information.