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Re: LOT 5 Fixes Yeasu FT-847 problems?



Hi All,

Anyone with the Yaseu FT-847 Radio may want to keep an eye on this web
page.....

http://www.en.com/users/rayd/ft-847/

fyi,
John Hovan
Austin, TX
N8JAA


-----Original Message-----
From: John M.Fisher <fisherjo@voicenet.com>
To: Richard Parry <rparry@qualcomm.com>; amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
<amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Date: Monday, September 07, 1998 11:34 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] LOT 5 Fixes Yeasu FT-847 problems?


>
>       The gentleman is correct. I was informed to return my FT-847 to
>YAESU in Cerritos Ca. I did. Sent to them UPS Brown, In three weeks I had
>it back all corrected anf now the Polling operation works well. They did a
>good job, NO cost to me.    Just getting back in Satellite operation after
>10 years hiatus, just hope I can get acclimated to new operaton. Last time
>I was on was when I was working Oscar 5, 6 and Oscar 13,  Good Luck  John
>K2JF
>
>
>
>At 11:58 AM 9/6/98 -0700, Richard Parry wrote:
>>At the ARRL Southwestern Division Conference held here in San Diego a few
>>weeks ago, I asked a Yeasu representative what they were doing about the
>>FT-847 CAT deficiency (you can control the freq. of the radio but can't
>>read it back).  His response was, "ALL DEFICIENCIES WITH THE FT-847 HAVE
>>BEEN FIXED IN LOT 5 OF THE RADIO".  I did not press him any further.  Can
>>anyone with a brand new LOT 5 FT-847 confirm the statement made by the
>>representative.  Anyone know how to find out if a radio is a LOT 5 unit.
I
>>presume the serial number might have the information.
>>
>>thanks in advance,
>>
>>
>>---------------
>>Richard Parry, P.E., W9IF - Qualcomm, Inc. Globalstar UT System Test
>><http://people.qualcomm.com/rparry>
>>---------------
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>C U L es 73, K2JF
>John M. Fisher
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