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[Yaesu] FT-1000/D NOTCH Control Anomaly?

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Subject: [Yaesu] FT-1000/D NOTCH Control Anomaly?
From: email@hart.cr-inc.com (Harry Hart)
Date: Sun, 01 Mar 1998 04:14:17 +0000
I have a very late-dated FT-000D - and snickered at the thought of the
notch control affecting the S-meter reading - especially, since I just got
the rig back from Yaesu for the usual warranty tune-up.  Guess what?  This
one favors clockwise by 1 S-unit!

Harry  K7GQ

> Riverton, WV
> On Thu, 26 Feb 1998 08:23:29 -0500 "Arthur F. Wildblood"
> <artw4aa@ibm.net> writes:
> >In USB, LSB, and CW modes (others not checked) with the NOTCH push
> >switch off and tuned to band noise on any band, rotating the NOTCH
> >knob
> >on my FT-1000 seems to effect the rx signal strength.  The difference
> >is
> >noticiable to the ear, and the S-meter indicates about a 3-5 db
> >difference.  Band noise is strongest with the NOTCH control in the
> >full
> >clockwise position and weakest with the NOTCH control in the full CCW
> >position.  This occurs when using any bandwidth selectivity.  All
> >other
> >controls are in their "normal" positions.  According to the "Operating
> >
> >Manual", the NOTCH control, which is supposed to set the notch
> >frequency, should not be active when the NOTCH push switch is off.  Is
> >
> >this a problem with my FT-1000, or do all FT-1000's work this way?
> >Does anyone know what's going on?  Tnx, Art/W4AA
> >

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