[CQ-Contest] Re: Yaesu FT1000mp Mark V Key Clicks

Bob - W7GG bob.wruble at verizon.net
Tue Dec 10 16:38:19 EST 2002

w2vjn at inrad makes a nice lil mod that helps the mp/mk5 clicks.....
only 15 bucks...rally helps!! .....w7gg

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Fisher, W4AN" <w4an at contesting.com>
To: <k6se at juno.com>; <cq-contest at contesting.com>
Cc: <W8JI at contesting.com>; <w5tm at earthlink.net>; <n1nd at arrl.org>;
<we3c at hotmail.com>; <btippett at alum.mit.edu>; <n1eu at hotmail.com>;
<topband at contesting.com>; <1000mp at qth.net>
Sent: Monday, December 09, 2002 8:26 PM
Subject: [CQ-Contest] Re: Yaesu FT1000mp Mark V Key Clicks

> > "VK3ZL reported HE was bothered by keyclicks from K8XXX and W8QID and
> FWIW, I reported this to the K8XXX team either last year or the year
> before.  Obviously this wasn't a concern to them at least.
> And, why should it?  They produce a really wide signal so that nobody can
> get close to them and then have a competitive advantage.  The only way
> this problem will be solved is by peer preasure.  I've e-mailed plenty of
> guys with friendly non-threatening messages regarding the problem I
> observed.  If everyone would do this, then maybe something would get done.
> But going forward, if you land next to me clicking my frequency unusable,
> you'll shortly find me zero beat with you... be damned the contest!  This
> crap is getting old, and I'm not going to be punished for not clicking
> myself.
> Stations I observed this weekend in the short time I operated that had
> clicks last year and this year were K9DX and K8XXX.
> 73
> Bill Fisher, W4AN - Happy PAST-owner of two clicking FT-1000MPs
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