> I have an older FT1000 that I think is experiencing IMD
> from the switching diodes that select the bandpass filters
> for receive. The noise does not go away switching in the
> attenuator. The best I can describe the noise is that it is
> the same as what happens when you switch in a noise blanker
> with a strong signal up or down the band.
> I have heard that Yaesu has a new type of diode (pin diode)
> to replace the switching diodes. Anyone gone through this?
> Rob Emerson, K0ZZ
> Computerized Medical Systems, Inc.
Yes. It is a free upgrade, but you must pay postage.
And there was a 5 week wait when I had mine done. i.e.:
translation: you'll miss arrl CW.
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