[CQ-Contest] How do I use beverage with Yaesu FTDX1200?

John Geiger af5cc2 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 31 13:48:52 EDT 2019

MFJ makes an automatic antenna switch for this function:


Only issue is that the beverage would still be going through the antenna

73 John W5TD

On Sat, Aug 31, 2019 at 12:29 PM FritzOAQ <fritz at k4oaq.com> wrote:

> My FT1000 recently quit working. For the past year or so I've been using a
> FTDX1200 & the FT1000.
> I like the FTDX1200 a lot & having been thinking of buying another one for
> SO2R.
> I don't know much abt SO2R & how the pieces fit together. I'm just
> wondering
> if there are any SO2R boxes that wud solve the beverage issue.
> If not, then how can I use a beverage with the FTDX1200?
> Using a xmit ant that needs the tuner wud require me hitting two buttons to
> flip to beverage & back.
> One to turn tuner off & another to flip antenna from "1" to "2". I really
> don't want to see what happens when I try to xmit on my beverage.
> Fritz K4OAQ
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