> I've had to replace the front panel on-off switch...
> as had a friend who also
> owns the FT-847. Coincidentally, I know of two
> others who had similar failures.
> Another friend suggests that the radio's design is
> what causes the switches to
> burn out -- that in manufacturing, Yaesu omitted a
> reverse diode from across the
> contacts of the relay used to switch the power
> on-off .
> Has anyone else experienced this kind of problem?
> Is there a modification suggested?
> Anyone else have a similar problem with the FT-847??
You might find some useful info at the FT-847 FAQ
73, Jay K0GU
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