You might try doing the Las Vegas hard reset. It's explained in the manual.
That same thing happened to my FT-990
and the problem turned out to be a bad RF board that cost $300.00 to replace
from Yaesu out in CA.
Thomas F. Giella, KN4LF
Plant City, FL, USA
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, July 22, 2003 2:54 AM
Subject: [Yaesu] Yaesu FT-990 Stuck in Transmit
> I have an ft-990 that's stuck in transmit mode just after you turn it
> on. None of the buttons function. It's locked in transmit.
> I can remember reading about this before but can't find it right now.
> Anyone remember the cause of this problem? Thank you, Chris
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