Nice try, but that won't be it if his has the same problem as the one I got.
The key is the very high steady noise levels that occur when the sub rcvr is
enabled. I had the noise on all bands not just a few. Even 10 meters had the
high level of noise more or less a frying eggs sound (S9++) and the level
was consistent across every band. Further, when you disable the sub via the
menu the sub freq display flashes constantly when you try to select the sub
letting you know the sub is disabled. I have heard several other reports of
this problem and suspect they just had a problem with some of their
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email@example.com
> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of William Shadid
> Sent: Friday, February 03, 2006 5:42 AM
> To: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [Yaesu] mark V sub receiver problem
> Check menu item 7-8 to see if you have the Sub-Receiver
> engaged. This setting should be "ON" to see and use the
> second receiver.
> It had been my impression that a new Mark V would have this
> setting "ON" by default but perhaps that is not correct any longer.
> -Bill, WA9MXQ
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