and second prototypes have been shipped and tested. First five production units
have already shipped from the manufacturer and is expected to arrive at the office
on May 9, 2017. The next batch of 65 units is expected to ship on May 10, 2017
and will be ready for sale about one or two weeks later if first five units have
no major issues.
the outside, the CS800D looks exactly like the CS800 including the removable head.
This allows the user to remotely mount the head from the body with only CAT 5
cable between the two. All pieces necessary for remote mounting is supplied with
the exception of the CAT 5 cable.
the inside, the CS800D is different. The radio uses a double conversion superhet
design with a seperate tuned front end design for maximum sensitivity and minimum
interference from nearby radios.The radio has two independent power amplifiers.
Switching between UHF and VHF is by means of solid state switches instead of unreliable
relays. Bluetooth and GPS will be available.
will be a superset of the standard CS800. Some new features will be 4000 channels
and in future free firmware updates you will see additional contacts and the ability
to receive in one band and transmit in the other band in both Digital and Analog
modes so you can use satellite communication.