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[Yaesu] FT900CAT low sensitivity

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Subject: [Yaesu] FT900CAT low sensitivity
From: dgmaley@inav.net (Dave Maley)
Date: Sat, 13 Jun 1998 08:36:09 +0000
What happens when you toggle the IPO button?   Yaesu had some
QC problems with pin diodes at one time.  Also check pin diodes
that switch from receive to xmit.  I guess the key word here is
pin diodes.  Let us know what you find.  Dave  WA0ZZG.

> From:          "John Merrill" <jmerril1@twcny.rr.com>
> To:            <yaesu@contesting.com>
> Subject:       [Yaesu] FT900CAT low sensitivity
To: <yaesu@contesting.com>
> Date:          Sat, 13 Jun 1998 09:11:21 -0400

> I have an FT900CAT with low sensitivity on all bands. At least a 30 db
> difference compared to my FT1000MP. Anybody had that problem and found the
> cure? I've checked the obvious front panel settings- IPO, attenuator, etc. I
> guess what I am looking for is a known common problem. Otherwise I'll break
> out the service manual or return to Yaesu.
> John

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