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Re: [Yaesu] Ft-1000

To: "'Gary Smith'" <wa6fgi@sbcglobal.net>, <yaesu@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [Yaesu] Ft-1000
From: "Joe Subich, K4IK" <k4ik@subich.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2005 14:20:57 -0500
List-post: <mailto:yaesu@contesting.com>

> An easy question for all on the list:
> Can the ft-1000 main and sub-band receivers listen on only 
> same band different frequencies, or different bands simultaneously??
> Thanks to all who answer, am looking to upgrade from Icom 756 
> 1st model.

The answer is "it depends" ... 

The bandpass filters in the main receiver restrict listening 
the subreceiver to listening to the main receiver band.  If 
you have the BPF-1 installed (standard on the FT-1000D) and 
provide a SEPARATE ANTENNA to the antenna input of the BPF-1, 
you can listed to separate bands.   

This can result in complexity in antenna switching but it can 
be done.  

Note: this applies ONLY to the original FT-1000/FT-1000D. The 
FT-1000MP and its descendents (Mark V, Field) can listen only 
on the same band as main receiver since the subreceiver shares 
the main receiver bandpass filter. 


   ... Joe, K4IK 

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