[amsat-bb] FT-736R 1.2GHz Issue?
ko6th.greg at gmail.com
Wed May 18 02:53:22 UTC 2016
Are you sure it's not working? I thought the same thing when I got
mine, only to find out there was nothing transmitting in the area, and
nobody listening either. The only repeater, the one I had been trying
in vain to bring up, had been turned off some years earlier...
Looking around, I found the KJ6KO beacon in the Central Valley, and
found it, weak, off in the distance, behind a hill. Then AO-51 turned
on mode LU, and all was clear. Being in the foothills, straight up was
the only reliable direction for line-of-sight communication. Tx and Rx
If a Ham pushes PTT in a forest and there's nobody around to hear it...?
Christopher Maness wrote:
> I have a fully equipped FT-736R. The other module works in the radio. There is white noise (sounds like it is working) on 1.2GHz, but it does not receive or transmit on this band. Is there a common known issue with this module failing in such a way? Any tips would be appreciated.
> Chris KQ6UP
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