[amsat-bb] Re: FT 847 and Doppler for Delfi

Jeroen Vreeken pe1rxq at amsat.org
Sat May 3 17:27:33 PDT 2008

john heath wrote:
> Hi,
> Having fun here with Delfi and RASCAL. Keeping on tune and in sync is quite tricky though. 
> Using computer control via the CAT port the Yaesu FT847 seems to limited to 10Hz steps.
> When manual tuning the available steps are Normal 0.1, 1, 10 Hz. Default 1Hz  ( page 23 in the manual)
> Does anyone on the bb know if the CAT frequency step can be modified, perhaps by a hidden menu or similar.
> BTW this 10Hz limitation seems to apply to the FT817 as well.
Its even worse... My ft817 seems to mute when given frequency commands 
via the cat interface.
I have to tune it in steps of 100 to 200 Hz to minimize the amount of 
corrupted packets.


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