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Re: [CQ-Contest] [Yaesu] Age related problems in FT1000?

To: "John Geiger" <aa5jg@yahoo.com>, <yaesu@mailman.qth.net>, <cq-contest@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] [Yaesu] Age related problems in FT1000?
From: "David Thompson" <thompson@mindspring.com>
Reply-to: David Thompson <thompson@mindspring.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2010 14:58:20 -0400
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Yes,  Yaesu no longer has parts for the FT-1000 and 1000D.  Only service now 
from independent service types.  Even the FT-1000MP is no longer serviced by 
Yaesu.  If you can't troubleshoot the rig then its best to stay away.
Dave K4JRB

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Geiger" <aa5jg@yahoo.com>
To: <yaesu@mailman.qth.net>; <cq-contest@contesting.com>
Sent: Friday, July 23, 2010 1:31 PM
Subject: [Yaesu] Age related problems in FT1000?

>I have started to see some really good deals show up on the Yaesu FT1000 
>(the straight 1000, not the MP).  If I remember correctly, this model came 
>out in 1990, so it is 20 years old or so by now.  Are there any common age 
>related problems showing up in the FT1000 models?
> 73s John AA5JG
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