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

Scott Townley nx7u at cox.net
Mon Oct 1 18:13:10 PDT 2007

I don't understand why you'd need RIT...just tune the RX VFO?  Is there a 
reason you need to keep track of the original RX freq?

At 15:28 2007-10-01, Bob Stewart wrote:
>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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Scott Townley NX7U
Gilbert, AZ  DM43di
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