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Re: FT-847 question - lost 75 and 160 meter xmit



My menu 31 says "Tuner" and not FC-20 or ATS-100.

What am I missing?

Incidentally, I've been unable to turn off the tuner function for over a
year.

Is my 847 "stuck", or what am I missing?

tnx,

...hasan
----- Original Message -----
From: "Grant Zehr" <grant@dzehr.com>
To: <APBIDDLE@MAILAPS.ORG>; "AMSAT-BB" <AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Saturday, April 19, 2003 1:54 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] FT-847 question - lost 75 and 160 meter xmit


> Bingo!
>
> Somewhere along the way I pushed the "Tuner" button.  That turned on the
> "TUNER" indicator on the LCD display.  I never could get it to turn
> off...and it didn't seem to affect anything, so I left it alone.  (I have
no
> tuner connected.)
>
> After reading your note, I decided to fiddle with the controls a bit more.
> I learned that to turn off the tuner you first do a long press (to
activate
> the tuning process - and the "WAIT" indicator).  Then after the "WAIT"
> indicator goes off you quickly do a short press and that turns off the
> "TUNER" indicator.  With the tuner turned off I now have 75 and 160 meters
> back!
>
> Going back now the "TUNER" seems to toggle on and off normally.   The
> frequency jumpers had nothing to do with the problem.
>
> Thanks for your help!!!
>
> Grant Zehr AA9LC
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Alan P. Biddle" <APBIDDLE@att.net>
> To: "Grant Zehr" <grant@dzehr.com>; "AMSAT-BB" <AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.ORG>
> Sent: Saturday, April 19, 2003 12:58 PM
> Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] FT-847 question - lost 75 and 160 meter xmit
>
>
> > Grant,
> >
> > First, look go to the setup menu and look at item 31.  It should read
> FC-20,
> > whether you have one or not.  If it says ATAS-100, it will lock out TX
on
> > the lower frequencies since the antenna does not tune that low.
Sometimes
> > the menu items get reset for seemingly no reason.  As with most things
> > Yaesu, this can change during the production run.
> >
> >
> > Alan
> > WA4SCA
> >
>
>
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