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[Yaesu] FT-920 driver adjust

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Subject: [Yaesu] FT-920 driver adjust
From: a_borg@yahoo.com (Mike Symonette)
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2000 17:00:55 -0800 (PST)

   I called yaesu and they confirmed that the FT-920
has a problem on ssb with the proper output pwr. They
are offering a service modification to fix it.  Forget
the radio cops, I knew what I was getting was not
right. I thought I could get some help from this
reflector, but it seems like this is a forum for many
to use as a cerebral septic tank.

Mike KK4MS

--- KA2YKC@aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 1/10/00 9:06:45 AM Eastern
> Standard Time, a_borg@yahoo.com 
> writes:
> << 
>  To All 920 er's,
>     Does anyone know the correct driver pot to
> increase
>  the output drive to the final amps ? I'm mainly
>  interested in increasing the average mic drive
> output.
>  Mike KK4MS >>
> On CW mode, I increased the output to about 110w.
> Mine was less than 95w out 
> of the box. HOWEVER, I was still dissapointed to
> find that the average voice 
> output was still way down as compared to other HF
> rigs I own. It will peak at 
> 100w or so on a whistle or steady tone, but on voice
> it averages around 25w 
> or so.  
> Radio cops note:
>  I am quite aware of the difference between RMS and
> PEP readings, but it is 
> well known that some of the newer radios are not
> delivering as strong of an 
> SSB output as compared to, let's say, a Kenwood
> TS450S.
> 73 Eric
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