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[Yaesu] VL-1000

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Subject: [Yaesu] VL-1000
From: on4aoi@ping.be (Guy)
Date: Tue, 1 Jan 2002 22:51:30 -0000

> QST just did a review of the VL-1000 ... two points of concern, one is
> that it does not "auto tune", you have to manually hit a button to QSY

This is only with no Yaesu TRX or when Banddatacable is not connected
I saw tests when connected to a FT1000mp where it wkd just fine.  

> the amp ... and NOT mentioned in the QST article is the fact that the
> MRF-150 final transistors ... are no longer available !  Those two
> pieces of data took the VL-1000 OFF my short list.

How much MRF-150 do you need ?  

> 73 Billy AA4NU

73 Guy ON4AOI

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