Re the pesky DINs for FT-1000MP:
>Is the FT1000MP band data output a special size? The DIN plug I
>bought from Radio Shack seems to be too large.
Here is a re-post of W2VJN's information covering the DINs (from the 1000MP
>Din connectors from 3 pin to 14 pins plus mini DINs from 3 to 8 pins are
>available from The RF Connection in MD. www.therfc.com The 4 pin units are
>Note that the two types of 8 pin connectors are called DP8 (Icom) and
>DP8/262 (Kenwood and Yaesu). The 262 refers to the angle subtended by pins
>1 and 7.
All the HRO stores carry the proper 8p DIN for Yaesu and Kenwood also, and
have for years.
73, Glenn K6NA