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Re: FT-847 and CAT question



Hi Phil,

This works fine on my FT-847.

Make sure you have VFO tracking OFF
when using the CAT interface, otherwise,
you WILL see erratic operation, perhaps
that is the problem?

73,
Tony AA2TX

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At 09:27 PM 5/17/03 +1000, Phil wrote:

>Hello All,
>
>I'm not sure if this is a software bug or the way the FT-847 normally
>operates. The problem goes like this:
>
>Tracking the Doppler shift at 5 second intervals (maybe I should make this
>less?) during receive seems to work correctly. However, if I'm transmitting
>at the same time then sometimes the receiver corrections become erratic. The
>corrections may be in large jumps and sometimes in the wrong direction.
>
>Should I prevent Doppler tracking during transmit sessions? I get the feeling
>that I should because the power indicator sometimes freezes and shows a break
>between the display dots.
>
>The manual doesn't mention anything about not transmitting during a data
>transfer period.
>
>--
>Regards,
>Phil
>phil@spiderweb.com.au
>
>
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