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[Yaesu] FT2400 - Fix

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Subject: [Yaesu] FT2400 - Fix
From: rwalters@mailhost.magicnet.net (R.S.Walters)
Date: Thu, 15 Oct 1998 17:47:16 -0400

I also had this same problem but with a different 2-M rig which was a Icom.
Thanks for the inf.  I'm going to pull the cover on my FT-2400 rig and take
a look.  From time to time I thought I had an antenna problem. Emmmm!

Ron - W4LDE

-----Original Message-----
From: Sam Ferris <ve5sf@sk.sympatico.ca>
To: yaesu@contesting.com <yaesu@contesting.com>
To: <yaesu@contesting.com>
Date: Thursday, October 15, 1998 10:55 AM
Subject: [Yaesu] FT2400 - Fix

>Wanted to report what appears to be a potential construction fault for
>the benefit of anyone that may have experienced problems with poor
>receive sensitivity and low output power on a Yaesu FT-2400 mobile 2 m
>I experienced both of these problems simultaneously but the problem
>seemed to come and go from time to time and it may have been related to
>outside temperature.  On inspecting the radio I was able to determine
>that the solder joint between the SO-239 and PC board had failed and
>caused the problem.  Oddly, in my radio, there was no bridging wire
>between the SO-239 and PC board, only a solder joint which spanned a 1/16
>inch gap which strikes me as a potential weak point if common to all
>Hope this helps someone that may have experienced a similar problem.
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