RE: [FT100] Re: Extening 40M
- Hi Mark,
That's probably one way of doing it as long as it doesn't impact on any
other bands that you use. Just remember that is you change the region
settings that you will wipe the memories and will have to enter them all
From: Mark Harper [mailto:markmdh@...]
Sent: Monday, 1 November 2004 07:48
Subject: [FT100] Re: Extening 40M
--- In FT100@yahoogroups.com, "Mark Harper" <markmdh@b...> wrote:
> Hi all
> Given that the UK have now caught up with the rest of the world,
> we've now got 7.1-7.2MHz. A thought occurred - Can i simply change
> the country setting of my ft-100 to USA and that will open 7.1-7.2 -
> Or will I have to open the front panel up ?
> Not that I've got a problem, its just that as I only wish to extend
> 40m i couldn't see much point in opening the panel to give me full
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- Hi Mark,
Good plan, and certainly the least intrusive.
BUT watch out for 80M, which is different for the UK and, of course
2M. If you're a VHF user, then you'll probably find the automatic
repeater shift selection useful - and it's wrong on V/UHF unless the
rig is correctly set to the UK.
Opening it up to all band is very simple - and with care, you can
save the resistors to re-install if you want to sell the rig on (you
won't!). The only thing to watch is that, if unlocked, it's very
easy, particularly when mobile, to operate accidentally out of
I can help you with either (best done off-line) if you want.
73 de John, G0GCD/M