[amsat-bb] Re: Yaesu FT-897 and HRD satellite tracking problem

Dave Matthews dave at lostfrogs.com
Fri Dec 28 19:06:03 PST 2007

Thanks Dave,

Your input is appreciated!  I am starting to reach a consensus from here 
and other avenues that the problem resides in the rig, and is not an RF 
issue.  The chuff-chuffing effect is exactly as you describe, whether it 
is an acg, nb, or other function.  Thanks for your input!

Dave, KI4PSR

Dave hartzell wrote:
> Dave-
> I have also noticed this problem with the 857...its almost as if the
> rig mutes or noise-blanks with each time a remote frequency change is
> requested.  I haven't spent much time with it, but I don't think it is
> RF related, unless there is enough RF spur being thrown off to kick on
> the rig's NB.  I don't think my FT-817 had the problem.
> Dave
> n0tgd
> On Dec 26, 2007 7:41 PM, Dave Matthews <dave at lostfrogs.com> wrote:
>> Thank you for that verification Fabiano!
>> I have set the refresh time to 10 seconds and encountered the same F1
>> problem.  (My apologies to everyone for the screw-ups I made on AO-51
>> half an hour ago, part of the F1 delay problem!  I won't try that again.)
>> Your English is fine Fabiano, and you have been a great help to me.
>> Thank you very much!  If I find out any fix I will let you know.

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