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by WA9WVX
Mon May 06, 2013 4:06 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: FT 920 Yaesu ????
Replies: 7
Views: 5198

Re: FT 920 Yaesu ????

I did some comparisons between the YAESU FT-920 and the FT-950. The older FT-920 has some problems with the Internal Antenna Tuner, the CAT interface locking up, Low Power Output and Tx ALC metering. Unless you personally know the individual selling the Used FT-920 transceiver in Mint shape -- Buyer...
by WA9WVX
Tue Feb 19, 2013 6:17 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Yaesu FT-726 Module problem
Replies: 1
Views: 1264

Re: Yaesu FT-726 Module problem

Hi Dennis, I have two basic questions: # 1 With the FT-726R on the operating desk, disconnect the coaxial cable off of the UHF 430 Module Antenna connector and turn your VFO knob 50 to 200 KHz listening for the same noise to appear as if you had the anrenna connected. Does the problem still exist? #...
by WA9WVX
Fri Jun 10, 2011 3:33 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Motorola 6 meter FM
Replies: 3
Views: 3214

Hi Rod, Presently I can't access my Micor Low Band Base Station Service Manual because of a health problem. Perhaps the week of June 12 th I'll be able to get to the manual in my basement but I found my Silver Book for Parts and High Level Kit Assembly Numbers. You will probably have to dismantle c...
by WA9WVX
Thu May 12, 2011 8:27 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Motorola 6 meter FM
Replies: 3
Views: 3214

B91RCB1406A-SP2 MOTOROLA MICOR 1/4 KW 330 Watts Output Low Band VHF Base Station 5 Foot Upright Black & White Cabinet Uses 2135 Key for Door Locks Front & Rear Doors can be removed for Service Work Carrier Squelch with a Receiver Extender Option (Similar to a Noise Blanker) 2-Wire Tone Remote Contr...
by WA9WVX
Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:58 am
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: K5PP Grady ... A Real Professional When Selling Equipment
Replies: 0
Views: 815

K5PP Grady ... A Real Professional When Selling Equipment

I purchased a Classic DRAKE TR-7 HF Transceiver abd a 75A +13.8 VDC Switvhing Power Supply from Grady. Grady made sure the equipment was double packed before shipment and upon arrival at my home both boxes were intact and found each piece of equipment physically undamaged. There was one very minor ...
by WA9WVX
Mon Oct 26, 2009 12:50 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: yaesu 757gx
Replies: 12
Views: 12889

Hello Mark & Mike, I'll start digging through my parts drawers for the required components and a project box with RCA phono jacks for the Inputs and Output(s). Mike's probably correct about the time it will take to homebrew a FRB-757 Clone Interface Box . I agree Mark, it would be a pity to not be ...
by WA9WVX
Thu Oct 08, 2009 7:21 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: 3 element 10m yagi
Replies: 13
Views: 9440

NO Morse Code / CW Requirements

Hi Tom, The F.C.C. Dropped the CW requirements for the present Technician, General & Extra Class Licenses. The FCC Drops Morse Code Requirements web link: http://www.arrl.org/fcc/morse/ And http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/contacts/headlines/MorseCodeElim.pdf Here's the American Radio Relay League main web l...
by WA9WVX
Wed Oct 07, 2009 5:40 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: 3 element 10m yagi
Replies: 13
Views: 9440

3 Element 10 Meter Yagi

Hi Tom, I'm not sure that you are aware but the F.C.C. Dropped the CW requirements for the present Technician, General & Extra Class Licenses. I will admit having a background knowing Morse Code / CW operation will help you, when you want to operate this mode. The Sirio 27-3 3 El. Yagi is nothing m...
by WA9WVX
Wed Oct 07, 2009 6:36 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: 3 element 10m yagi
Replies: 13
Views: 9440

3 Element 10 Meter Yagi

Hello Tommy, First of all, a 3 element Yagi Antenna only produces + 6 dBd / 8.2 dBi Gain -- No More, No Less and it does not matter which Frequency Band the 3 element Yagi is being used on! The Sirio 27-3 3 element 11/10 Meter Yagi Beam Antenna is using Hyper-Inflated numbers for their Electrical A...
by WA9WVX
Thu Sep 17, 2009 2:58 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: yaesu 757gx
Replies: 12
Views: 12889

Yaesu FT-757GX Interconnections

Hello Mark, When you purchased your AmeriTron ARB-704 & PNP-8D Plug & Play Cable Kit , You probably ass u me that the cable kit would be compatible with your Yaesu FT-757GX H.F. Transceiver -- NOT! and here’s why. The AmerTron PNP-8D Plug & Play Cable Kit ONLY List the following Yaesu H.F. transcei...
by WA9WVX
Sun Sep 13, 2009 3:26 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: yaesu 757gx
Replies: 12
Views: 12889

Yaesu FT-757GX Interconnection Diagrams

Hello Mark, When you purchased your Yaesu FT-757GX H.F. Transceiver, Power Supply & Antenna Tuner , Did they supply you with a copy of the Operating Manual? If you don’t have the Yaeso Operating Manual , here’s the website link: http://www.foxtango.org/ft-library/FT-Library/Eighties/FT-757GX.pdf Wh...
by WA9WVX
Wed Sep 09, 2009 5:39 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Amplifier System Used by anyone?
Replies: 2
Views: 2264

UAM4SYS Stereo Amplifier

Hello Don & Tom,

Here's Ramsey Electronics website link for the UAM4SYS Stereo Amplifier:

http://www.ramseyelectronics.com/cgi-bi ... ey=UAM4SYS

Dan
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by WA9WVX
Fri Sep 04, 2009 1:51 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: HELP fixing my Kenwood T599A Transmitter
Replies: 2
Views: 4552

Kenwood T-599A/D XMTR Multi-Section Electrolytic Capacitors

Hello Ton, Don's probably correct regarding the exact Kenwood replacement components on a 30~34 year old transmitter. Most of the big name capacitor manufactures have discontinued making Multi-Section High Voltage capacitors since most "if" not all of the equipment is now solid state with much Lowe...
by WA9WVX
Tue Aug 25, 2009 5:50 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: G5RV jr. antenna
Replies: 1
Views: 2682

G5RV Antenna & 450-Ohm Ladder Line

Hello Mike, First of all you've posted a question on a Public Amateur Radio Forum (QTH.com) but only want an answer via your private e-mail address. Who benefits from this request ... just you? Your request defeats the purpose of a Public Forum so the new or experienced Hams cannot participate in t...
by WA9WVX
Mon Jul 20, 2009 10:32 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: need help w/ power line noise on hf
Replies: 2
Views: 2419

RFI Noise from the Powerlines

Hello Fred, I hope you're correct with your thinking thst you're experiencing AC Powerline Noise on the H.F.transceiver. I'm wonering "if" your Power Company has any approved BPL Signaling on their Transmission Lines Grid / System? If the Power Company has BPL you're facing an up hill battle with t...
by WA9WVX
Fri Jul 03, 2009 5:48 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: ARRAY SOLUTIONS POWERMASTER WATT/SWR METER SCHEMATIC
Replies: 1
Views: 2770

Power Master Wattmeter

Try the following website link:

http://www.arraysolutions.com/ and then go to the Support field.

73,

Dan
WA9WVX
by WA9WVX
Mon Jun 29, 2009 2:14 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Help please
Replies: 3
Views: 2443

TS-570D Power Glitch

Hello Dave,

When your TS-570D does this Power Glitch, "Does the transceiver reset the menories and the filter parameters at the same time?"

Dan
WA9WVX
by WA9WVX
Wed Jun 24, 2009 7:05 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Yaesu FT-726R module repair help?
Replies: 8
Views: 7940

FT-726R

Hello Gordon & Buddy (Alias Alton), Adam's FT-726R 430 MHz Module Failure was caused by a dirty set of Relay contacts on the KL01 Tx / Rx Antenna Relay . Adam was able to remove the relay's cover and clean the relay's contacts and the transverter's RF Power Output is measured at 16 Watts now. 73, D...
by WA9WVX
Sat Jun 20, 2009 5:00 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Yaesu FT-726R module repair help?
Replies: 8
Views: 7940

FT-726R Modules Repair

Hello Adam. Hmmm, that's an interesting problem on 23~24 year old equipment that the Amateur Radio communiity all face if the operators are not knowledgeable in basic electronic theory and have no test equipment. Most Amateur Radio Distributors don't have a Repair Department any longer and dislike ...
by WA9WVX
Sun Jun 14, 2009 5:44 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: HELP WANTED -- ANTENNA REGULATIONS EXPERT
Replies: 2
Views: 2073

HELP WANTED -- ANTENNA REGULATIONS EXPERT

Hi Jerry, I'd be more concerned with the Village's C,C & Rs in regards to the Antenna Supporting Structures / Towers rather than the Antenna itself. Depending on which Chicagoland suburb you choose to live in and County, check their local Amateur Radio Club for your Questions and Answers. It will b...
by WA9WVX
Sun Jan 25, 2009 8:00 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: FT-747GX CPU crashed
Replies: 2
Views: 4042

FT-757GX CPU

Well I Googled your CPU problem and discovered that Yaesu did not incorporate a Reset function for the transceivers CPU. Futhermore like 99% of manufactures around the world Yaesu discontinued the CPU production leaving most individuals high and dry when the component needs replacement. There appear...
by WA9WVX
Fri Jan 02, 2009 11:32 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: FT 900 Flashing Display
Replies: 2
Views: 3373

FT 900 Flashing Display

Hi Bob,

Yaesu normally reserves the Blinking or Flashing to indicate that the PLL in your case is intermittently Out Of Lock. You will need to perform an alignment procedure on your FT-900 transceiver.

73,

Dan
WA9WVX
by WA9WVX
Sun Dec 28, 2008 8:05 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Henry 2K amp
Replies: 2
Views: 3136

HENRY 2K RF AMP

Hello Ed, I couldn't download the Henry 2K RF Amplifier schematic off of an on-line website .... Frustrating! What might be causing the amplifier circuit breaker to pop switching between CW Tune & SSB Operation is an interesting problem.. I did locate an interesting article here on-line referencing...
by WA9WVX
Sat Dec 06, 2008 10:38 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: HY-Gain VB66DX problems
Replies: 7
Views: 6357

Hy-Gain VB-66DX 8 Meter Antenna

Hello Waylend, Your antenna project seems to be taking forever but it appears you're in the home stretch with your friends help. It's always nice to have good friends that can supply tubing and a machinist to modify the diameter to what is needed. Our electronic industry and other companies in gene...