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Subject: [Yaesu] CAT Control Problem
From: Jack Trampler - N2JT" <n2jt@fast.net (Jack Trampler - N2JT)
Date: Mon, 5 Oct 1998 10:42:39 -0400


I had the same problem.  I replaced the Q5006 the RS-232 interface and the
CAT works fine now.  The chip is a Maxim MAX232CWE.  At the very least you
will need a stationary magnifying glass or jewelers eyeloop, a thin pencil
soldering iron and patience.  The entire job took less than an hour.

Jack - N2JT

>Someone gave me the solution to this problem a few months back, but I've
>misplaced the info.
>A recent lightning strike took out my computer, and it seems, the CAT
>in my FT-1000MP.  Everything else works fine on the radio.
>Someone suggested replacing a single chip.  Someone else suggested
replacing a
>board.  The factory says send the radio back, but with the contest season a
>couple of weeks away, that's not an option.
>Does anyone know which chip...or board?
>Larry K4AB
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