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" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Subject: [Yaesu] FT900CAT low sensitivity
> 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.
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