Is this the 200w model with the external power supply?
If so there have been reported issues with failure of the power supply parts.
Other than that I know of no problems. I had one and it was a good radio. Went
back to the FT-1000D...I like the simplicity and it hears just as well.
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> On Jan 13, 2018, at 9:06 PM, John Geiger <email@example.com> wrote:
> I have found a Yaesu FT1000MP MK5 at a good price, and am wondering about
> the reliability of this model. Are there any common problems that show up
> with age? Is $1095 plus shipping a pretty good price for this model with
> stock filters?
> Also, will the FH-2 keypad, used with current Yaesus, work on the MK5 also,
> in place of the FH-1.
> 73 John AF5CC
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