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Old 14-05-2013, 09:36   #1
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Which one to buy M801E or M802 ?

I need a bit of help.

We know we want an Icom SBB, but we don't know which one to buy.

We are also radio amateurs so we need to have a radio that has the ability to transmit on both marine ssb and ham bands.

Please tell me advantages of one compared to the other.


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Old 14-05-2013, 09:41   #2
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Re: Which one to buy M801E or M802 ?

UhOh.. here we go again!
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Old 14-05-2013, 09:51   #3
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Re: Which one to buy M801E or M802 ?

zillions of threads on this, but the 802 isnt legal in Europe
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Re: Which one to buy M801E or M802 ?

They are essentially the same radio. The 801 is sold in Europe, the 802 in the U.S.
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Re: Which one to buy M801E or M802 ?

Denverd0n is correct however, if your given a choice, go for the 801 as its Main Unit has an improved sealing/water tight box that will prevent ingress of humidity.
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