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43543

*** NEWS FLASH *** No More Collins Filters!

They say that Collins will no longer manufacture those wonderful mechanical filters that so many of us love after the imminent, and limited, final production
w4wb
Jul 26
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43539

Re: Slide switch on the main unit

Thought the clue was in the question – main unit..! My question was answered by a direct email, not through the forum. Thanks everyone for helping or at
William Sefton
Jul 25
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43538

Re: Slide switch on the main unit

Hi Bill. If you are referring to the switch inside near the front, according to W1AEX: Locate the little slide switch near the front of the rig, on the right
Dave Robinson
Jul 25
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43527

Re: Wiring a vibroplex key to 897D

Thanks Peter, I did receive your off list email...I did save your number. I emailed Vibroflex yesterday and they sent me a reply today with the correct
bartenderjim2002
Jul 19
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43526

Re: Wiring a vibroplex key to 897D

Jim, I have been using a Vibroplex bug for years on my 897D. I have two wires coming off the key, which in turn end in a 1/4" 2-conductor phone plug. That is
ko6r
Jul 19
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43525

Re: Digest Number 5397

Hi guys, Well Rick, N8MFN, nailed it. I had emailed Vibroplex yesterday and they got back to me today (WOW!!! On a Sunday?) and gave me the correct procedure.
bartenderjim2002
Jul 19
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43524

Re: Digest Number 5397

I do not speak CW yet but I have a collection of keys. If the key is a bug, there are onlytwo wires and it is wired like a straight key. TravisK5HTB Date:
Travis Burgess
Jul 19
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43523

Wiring a vibroplex key to 897D

Sorry Phill al you need t do is to get a contact closer even if it is a strate  key a bug (semi auto ) or just putting the two wires together you need to
n8mfn
Jul 19
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43522

Deaf on 6 and higher hf bands

Well my trusty old trojan has finally succumbed, certainly on 6 and 10 its deaf as a post, may just be my ears but I think the audio out is a little low too
g3os.andy
Jul 19
#43522
 
43521

Re: Wiring a vibroplex key to 897D

Hi all - I'm new to this forum, so thankyou. Wiring for FT897 key - that's straight key or bug (but not a paddle) is one wire to 'tip' and other wire to
Phil Slater
Jul 18
#43521
 
43520

Re: Wiring a vibroplex key to 897D

Thanks Rick, Yea, when I plug the key into the back of the radio and touch the common wire to either the white or red i get tone out of the radio, hoever when
bartenderjim2002
Jul 18
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43519

Wiring a vibroplex key to 897D

Well James I have  used  t he vibroplex bug  for many years I put one terminal to the tip and used one of the other wirs  one f the rings the put the radio
n8mfn
Jul 18
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43518

Wiring a vibroplex key to 897D

Hi to the group. Does anyone use a vibroplex deluxe original paddle with the 897D. I had someone give me one recently and have been searching the net (Google
bartenderjim2002
Jul 18
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43517

Re: FT-897D CW Keying via the Rear Panel Data Jack

Hi Dan, I have been using exactly the way you want for more then ten years now. I also tried to compare the CW form, delay, asked for on air reports as well,
rip_td
Jul 16
#43517
 
43516

Re: loose headphone and mike receptacle.

It works on Firefox OK. Peter
mountainman275
Jul 13
#43516
 
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