The diodes are the TX/RX diodes located on the RF unit. The diodes are
D1005 and D1006. They are now replaced with a 11ES1 diode.
TNX.... Tim wd0fkc
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Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2007 6:31 PM
Subject: Re: [Yaesu] FT-1000D
> I have a older FT-1000D (1992) and the S-Meter has stopped functioning. I
> anticipated it to be a faulty meter but have hesitated in tackling the
> replacement. However In a recent on the air conversation another FT-1000
> owner had the same problem early in the radio's life.
> Yaesu sent him two diodes and two locations for the faulty diode
> replacement. Only one was needed and the meter function was restored, but
> he did not remember which diode or where.
> Is this a known problem, and does anyone have the details of what part and
> its location?
> Norm W4QN
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