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Re: [Yaesu] Yaesu FT990 opinions wanted

To: John Geiger <n5ten@yahoo.com>, cq-contest@contesting.com,yaesu@contesting.com, yaesu@mailman.qth.net
Subject: Re: [Yaesu] Yaesu FT990 opinions wanted
From: Hardy Landskov <n7rt@cox.net>
Date: Sat, 31 Mar 2007 09:06:31
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I think the FT990 is a good radio all around. I did replace the switching
diodes in the front end bandpass filters with PIN diodes and that helped
eliminate a lot of cross modulation. My only other complaint is the radio
has a lot of IF hiss which is annoying when on CW in a narrow filter mode.
73 Hardy N7RT

At 01:05 PM 3/27/2007 -0700, John Geiger wrote:
>I have a Yaesu FT990 on the way (supposed to be here
>Friday) and am looking for any opinions, good or bad,
>about how this rig does as a contesting and DXing rig.
>73s John W5TD

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