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    Yaesu: VX-6R Noise Issue?

    Hi! I'm fairly new to ham radio. I'm taking my tech exam soon and purchased a used VX-6R. I noticed that there is a rhythmic choppiness on some frequencies (usually repeaters) when the signal is coming in at around S5 to S9. There is no choppiness when the signal is S9+ from local transmissions...
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    Testing a VX-6R for a friend... Receive seems weird. Help!

    Hi there, First off, I have been out of the hobby for several years, so I've never dealt with a radio that had a FM vs. WFM mode. A friend of mine purchases a VX-6R off of eBay, happily unpacks it and comes to find that the radio just isn't receiving any signals. He asked me if I'd be willing...
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    yaesu VX-6R

    I have a Yaesu VX-6R. Which forum within RadioReference.com would be the best place to post questions that I have about how to use this radio? I am having problems programming it.
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    Home Made Antenna Plans

    I have a Yaesu VX-6r and still have the rubber duck antenna on it that I would like to replace. While I have looked for new antennas online, I would really like to make my own if possible. Does anyone know of good DIY plans, schematics, or websites that show how to do this. Preferably ones...
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    Handheld antenna for Calgary / Alberta Ham

    Hey Fellas! Its been a while, I have been mighty quite on this forum. Anyways as some of you know I am taking my Amateur Radio Course right now under the direction of a few members of CARA. I have been doing some poking around for a hand held unit and have found a Yaesu VX-6R at a very...