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    Yaesu: VX-8GR: How to set simplex mode?

    The VX-8gr is new to me and one thing I'm having problems with is getting it set to simplex mode. It always transmits with an offset. Anyone know this radio or similar (8GR is similar to the VX-8xx radios) and how to get it into simplex? The settings that I think are pertinent are: Tone is...
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    Yaesu: Yaesu FTM-300 Bluetooth

    Anyone have this radio paired with a Bluetooth headset other than the Yaesu SSM-BT10? Not really finding much on the interwebs for compatibility. Advice comments and the like greatly appreciated. 73's
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    Yaesu: Yaesu FT3DR question

    I’ve recently purchased a Yaesu FT3DR, wondering if anyone knows whether you can disable the ptt for specific channels or memories? I have several repeaters and simplex saved, but I know some radios are capable of disabling the ptt button if you wish to use certain channels for scanning only-...
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    Cheaper radio with really good s meter?

    Hello, I have the cheapy uv5rs and the kguv8d. Both have crappy s meters. I need a low end radio with a good s meter.. what would you recommend? I was told yaesu has really good meters... Would the yaesu ft65r work? Does it have a good meter? It's $90 prior tax.
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    Yaesu: Yaesu FT-65 Priority Channel Scanning

    I am using the Yaesu FT-65 in Priority Channel Scanning mode so that it monitors my existing channel and every 5 seconds checks for transmissions on the 'priority' channel. Does any one know how this 5 second period can be shortened / adjusted please ?
  6. Yaesu FT-7900 Dual Band New In Box

    Yaesu FT-7900 Dual Band New In Box

    Brand new in box FT-7900 All sales final, no returns Price includes USPS priority Mail to USA Only Payment via Paypal
  7. Yaesu VX-8DR Amateur Radio Transceiver 6M/2M/220/440 Wide Receive NEW IN BOX

    Yaesu VX-8DR Amateur Radio Transceiver 6M/2M/220/440 Wide Receive NEW IN BOX

    I have a Brand New In Box Yaesu VX-8DR. Included is all original OEM parts Plus CSC-93 Carry Case. This is a RARE find for such a popular discontinued radio in the HAM and Prepper community. Payment via Paypal. Price includes USPS Priority mail Shipping to USA. Covers from 500kHz to...
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    Yaesu: DR-1X Problem

    So I have exhausted my Googling skills for the past 24 hours with no avail. I have a DR-1X and upon power up yesterday it asked for my callsign and then booted up. It is displaying as a FTM-400 mobile radio and all menus are gone as it is looking for input from front panel buttons and knobs. How...
  9. Yaesu VX-7R and Accessories

    Yaesu VX-7R and Accessories

    I have a Yaesu VX-7R fresh back from Yaesu in Like New Condition. I had the filters replaced for RX, new Front & Rear Case, and New OEM Antenna. This radio is working 100% and looks brand new after case replacement You will receive VX-7R 2 batteries (After Market) Desk Charger w/ Wall Wart...
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    Yaesu: FT-2DR - This Is YUGE

    You can now use the Yaesu FT-2DR HT as a WiRES-X node and in HRI mode with new firmware. (y) WiRES-X Software & FT-2DR Firmware Announcement All for under 3 bills until the end of the month. YAESU FT-2DR Transceivers HT Dual Band 2m-70cm, FT2DR
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    Yaesu: VX-3R Freq Steps?

    I have several vx-2's and one vx-3r. I can use VX-2 commander to program 15x.3175 no issues. works great. With Chirp and the VX-3R It will not let me enter that channel at all. Gives me an error about the 2.5 tuning step not supported. Why does it work on the vx2 and not the vx3??? Thanks, Rick
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    Which C4FM HT?

    I am in a puzzlement on buying a new HT as what to replace my current, dying, very old Yaesu VX6-R. Looking at repeater lists such as repeaterbook.com and here suggests that Yaesu C4FM repreaters carry the torch for digital repeaters. D-Star repeaters are few in and far between in my area, and...
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    Scanner Interference

    Hi all, I have a narrowbanded Yaesu FT-2900r that I have scanning some railroad frequencies in the area and within the past year, it has started to develop this unusual interference. I've included a link in this post so everyone can take a listen. The entire setup consists of a dpdproductions...
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    Yaesu: Unhappy YAESU FT-8900 - flashing busy

    Hi Folks, I just powered up my FT-8900R in the truck and no joy !! When I powered it up, the radio started up normally but then both sides of the radio started showing the two busy channel indicators flashing on both sides of the radio. I can’t TX on either side of the radio but I am able...
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    Yaesu: FT-70R Mars/Cap Mod - Bank modes

    I did the mars/cap mod for my radio and now can't seem to get it into bank scan mode?.. I've used the Yaesu software prior and after to program the radio.. but again can't seem to get it into bank scan mode.. argh.. What am I doing wrong? or is this a bug? Any help would be appreciated.
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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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    Yaesu: HRI-200

    I am waiting for my HRI-200 WIRES-X node to arrive in the next week or so. I would like to use the monitor socket on the rear of the node to set up a Broadcastify feed for people around the world to listen to. I am going to use the same computer the WIRES-X node will be using, as the HRI-200...
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    Yaesu FT-3000m service manual

    I need a service manual/technical bulletin for a Yaesu FT-3000m mobile. Mine stopped working on the local repeater. Tried a different repeater. no luck. Hooked to my base antenna (2m) no luck. Tried it on low power and RX on my base rig and I could hear myself. Going to connect to a wattmeter...
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    Yaesu: FT-857D vfo scan in 2m FM does not stop

    Hi, Trying to figure out a frustrating problem with my FT-857D. I am trying to do VFO scanning in 2m (144-148MHz) band. SQL/RF dial is set to SQL, the mode is FM, and TON (button A) in MFe is set to blank (ie, no tone encoding). However, when I scan, the scan does not stop even if it picks up a...