[amsat-bb] Re: Couple of 736r questions..

n1jez@burlingtontelecom.net n1jez at burlingtontelecom.net
Mon Feb 21 16:12:28 PST 2011

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bill West" <mrcyberbill at yahoo.com>
Subject: [amsat-bb] Couple of 736r questions..

> Hello:
> I had a few questions about the operation of the Yaesu 736r.
> 1: I am on one of the SSB satellites (440/2 meters) - I hear my signal 
> coming back down and all seems fine. Shortly afterward the RX and TX 
> frequencies are not in sync so I need to adjust one of them to find and 
> hear myself again. Which is best to adjust RX or TX?

The higher frequency of the two.

> 2: In trying to make life easier by using the Memories Recall (MR) on the 
> unit. I put in the frequencies of the centerband of each of the 
> satellites. It is easiest to quickly adjust my frequency by just selecting 
> Memory Recall 1, 2, 3, etc. That works fine for the FM satellites, but I 
> am locked into that frequency on the SSB birds and I cannot use the VFO to 
> adjust +/- my frequencies. If I hit VFO I go back to the frequency I was 
> using before I did the Memory Recall. Is there a way to use the Sat 
> Memories yet have the VFO work when you get there without changing the 
> Memory contents as you would if you used the VFO/M button? Any tricks?

Yes,  Go into SAT mode REV. Then press MR if not already in that mode and 
dial the channel number of the frequency pair you wish to use. Then press Fc 
then VFO. That will load your memory channels into the VFO's and also switch 
you to VFO mode.

Mike, N1JEZ
AMSAT 29649
"A closed mouth gathers no feet"

> Thanks for your time.
> - Bill KA4GDV - Orlando
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