Following a discussion on the AMSAT-BB, I've decided to post the list of full duplex capable radios here, on my website. If there's a radio that needs to be added to the list, please email me at KE5GDB /

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Tone Capable? Comments
Icom IC-W2A Yes
Icom IC-24AT Optional
Tone optional with ????
Icom IC-W31A Yes
Icom IC-W32A Yes
Icom IC-32AT Yes
Icom IC-Z1A Yes
Icom IC-X2A 440MHz/1.2GHz
Yaesu FT-470 Yes
Yaesu FT-530 Yes
Yaesu FR-51R Yes DTMF Text Messaging
Kenwood TH-D7 Yes Internal TNC
Kenwood TH-75A Yes
Kenwood TH-77 Yes
Kenwood TH-78 Yes
Kenwood TH-79A Yes
Alinco DJ-G5T Yes
Alinco DJ-580T Yes
Alinco DJ-582T Yes
Alinco DJ-G7 Yes Also has 1.2GHz



Tone Capable? Comments
Alinco DR-570T Yes/No "E" version needs EJ-5U tone board
Alinco DR-590T Yes
Alinco DR-599T Yes
Alinco DR-600T Yes
Alinco DR-605T Yes
Alinco DR-610T Yes
Alinco DR-620T Yes
Alinco DR-635T Yes
Kenwood TM731 Yes
Kenwood TM732 Yes
Kenwood TM733 Yes
Kenwood TM741 Yes Triband with optional boards (see below)
Kenwood TM742 Yes Triband with optional boards (see below)
Kenwood TM941 Yes Triband with optional boards (see below)
Kenwood TM942 Yes Triband with optional boards (see below)
Kenwood TM-D700/710YesInternal TNC
Kenwood TM-V71A
Yaesu FT-4700 ?
Yaesu FT-5100 Yes
Yaesu FT-5200 Yes
Yaesu FT-6200 Yes 440MHz/1.2GHz
Yaesu FT-8800 Yes
Yaesu FT-8900 Yes Quad Band- 10m/6m/2m/440
Icom 2728H ?
Icom IC-2800 Yes
Icom IC-2340 Yes
Icom IC-2350 Yes
Icom IC-2710 Yes
Icom IC-2720 Yes
Icom IC-2820 Yes
Icom IC-Delta-100 Yes 2m/440/1.2GHz
Heathkit HW-24/HW-24A ?


Base Rigs:

Tone Capable? Comments
Yaesu FT-726 Optional Full duplex with OSCAR module; tone with FTE-36 board
Yaesu FT-736 Optional Tone optional with the FTS-8; Quad Band (See Below)
Yaesu FT-847 Yes
Kenwood TS-2000 Yes Optional 1.2GHz (TS2000X)
Icom 820 Yes
Icom 821 Yes
Icom IC-910H Yes
Icom IC-970 Yes Optional 1.2GHz (UX-97)
Kenwood TS-790A/E Optional Optional tone with TSU-5


Kenwood triband plugins (for TM741, TM742, TM941 and TM942):

UT-28S - 10 meters (50/10/5 watts)

UT-50S - 6 meters (50/10/5 watts)

UT-220S - 1.25m/220MHz (25/10/5 watts)

UT-1200S - 1.2GHz (10/1 watt(s))


Yaesu quadband plugins (for FT-736):

FEX-736-50 - 6 meters

FEX-736- 220 - 1.25m/220MHz

FEX-736-1.2 - 1.2GHz