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FT 857d repeater shift problem

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Jan 31, 2011
I am having a problem with my Yaesu FT-857d.
It will not change the frequency shift on 2m.
I have turned ARS on and off
I have changed the offset from .6 to 0 to several other values.
No matter which of these settings I choose, It still transmits on the same frequency.
It also does not display a + or - when I push the RPT button, I don't see any display changes.

This radio is new to me and I would appreciate the help or suggestions.

Mar 17, 2003
Owensboro, KY (Daviess County)
If it was bought used, the previous owner may have done a modification on it to get it to transmit out of band. I have an 857 as well and I think I read somewhere where that particular mod will cause the automatic repeater shift to cease functioning.


Every one of these that i have seen when the mars/cap mod is done to open up the transmit the ARS no longer works correctly.
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