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[Yaesu] FT-990? Reply to: cooker2@epo.gov.on.ca

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Subject: [Yaesu] FT-990? Reply to: cooker2@epo.gov.on.ca
From: tetrault@mv.mv.com (Mark Tetrault)
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 1997 22:15:40 GMT
On Thu, 27 Mar 1997 21:53:18 +0000, you wrote:

>net mail address:  cooker2@epo.gov.on.ca
>Greetings.  I have a 4-year-old Yaesu FT-990 which I purchased new.   
> Recently I have begun to get reports of a hum or buzz on my signal.  I   
>have monitored it myself and notice it is there on SSB and AM when I key   
>the mic.
> I do not hear it when I transmit using MOX with mic disconnected, which   
>would suggest something amiss in the audio portion of the transmitter.   
> (I have tried a different mic but the problem remains.)  It becomes more   
>pronounced when I turn on the processor.  I run it barefoot with no   
>Can anyone suggest what the problem might be and what is required to fix   
>it?  Other than this, the rig performs excellently.
>Sure hope someone can help.
>Many thanks. 73.
>net mail address:  cooker2@epo.gov.on.ca
Check your coax and connectors. It sounds like the mike may be picking
up stray RF in the shack.


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