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Re: 817 dissapointment

I'm going to try again today...I found the previous owner had the "hidden
menu" gain turned way down on 2 meters. I'll post a follow up if I find the

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gene Marcus" <mmarcus@hiwaay.net>
To: <glasbrenner@mindspring.com>
Cc: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Saturday, May 17, 2003 9:54 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] 817 dissapointment

> Drew,
> Did you check to see if the antenna ports are correctly defined? I have
> made that mistake more than once. I use my FT-817 portable for AO-40,
> UO-14, and HF at my GM4YRE station with excellent results. On the bench
> lab tests show that my 817 is as sensitive on 145 and 435 MHz as the
> rest of my transceivers.
> 73,
> Gene W3PM GM4YRE
> Huntsville, AL

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