[amsat-bb] RIT for FT-726R?

Bob Stewart bob at evoria.net
Mon Oct 1 15:28:05 PDT 2007

I realise this radio is getting quite dated, but it's what I have.  :)

One of the biggest obstacles to me for working the SSB birds
is that the FT-726R doesn't have a proper RIT function.  Instead
the thing has a "Clarifier" which is active during both transmit and
receive, and disables the tuning knob.  So, I was wondering if
anyone has ever modified the Clarifier to function as an RIT?
It looks like it wouldn't be too hard; perhaps with an opto-coupler 
and a dropping resistor.  I didn't find anything on the mods.dk

Bob - AE6RV

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