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Re: FT-987D continues transmitting after releasing PTT

Try removing all of the ancillaries that you have plugged in to the radio, a half in plug can cause this problem 73 Jeff ... From: FT897@yahoogroups.com
jeff 1
11:29 PM
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45381

Re: FT-987D continues transmitting after releasing PTT

I have the same problem if I forget to power off my SignaLink SL+ after working digital modes and going back to voice. When I release the PTT on the mic on
va3kgb
5:54 PM
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45380

Re: Portable Zero Rack Handles

Yes you can use them with the tuner according to the Portable Zero website. Makes sense since you can use the mobile mounting bracket with the tuner as well
w4fjt
3:15 PM
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45379

Re: Portable Zero Rack Handles

Those look pretty cool, and should help protect those fragile knobs... Can you still mount the tuner on the side with the rack handles in place? 73Dan --
Dan Evans
9:03 AM
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45378

Re: FT-987D continues transmitting after releasing PTT

Maybe your relay is sticking?  Sent from my LG Mobile ...   Hi Assuming that the vox is not on it does sound like rf getting into the
ki4nbe@...
Nov 18
#45378
 
45377

Portable Zero Rack Handles

I have posted pictures of the new Portable Zero rack handles. They have made handles for the 817 and 857 for quite awhile but they recently came out with a
w4fjt
Nov 18
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45376

Re: FT-987D continues transmitting after releasing PTT

VOX was off. I did check that immediately. The relay cleaning procedure seems to significantly reduce incidence of the issue after running it about 10 times.
james.stoker@sbcglobal.net
Nov 18
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45375

Re: FT-987D continues transmitting after releasing PTT

hi ken here,sounds  like the diode on the tx side is breaking down, or a dry joint,,ken m3zkb hi ken here,sounds like the diode on the tx side is breaking
kenneth budd
Nov 18
#45375
 
45374

Re: FT-987D continues transmitting after releasing PTT

Hi Assuming that the vox is not on it does sound like rf getting into the radio. A low SWR is not a good indication that rf is not getting back into the radio.
jeff 1
Nov 18
#45374
 
45373

Re: FT-987D continues transmitting after releasing PTT

Jim, Have you checked the vox setting? Anti-trip could be set. I know this happened to me with my old 101ZD. Couldn’t figure out what was going on then
Ken Morse
Nov 17
#45373
 
45372

Re: FT-987D continues transmitting after releasing PTT

Did the VOX accidentally get turned on ? David
djringjr
Nov 17
#45372
 
45371

Re: FT-987D continues transmitting after releasing PTT

Could be a sticky/stuck relay. There is a "relay clean" procedure that "chatters" the relays for some amount of time to both excercise the mechanisms and
chuckreti
Nov 17
#45371
 
45370

FT-987D continues transmitting after releasing PTT

My FT-897D has developed a nasty habit of continuing to transmit after PTT is released. 1) This happens for several different microphones and headsets. (So
james.stoker@sbcglobal.net
Nov 17
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45369

Re: Power supplies

JUst my opinion.   I purchased one about 10 yrs ago...NEW... expensive then... but never any hum or troubles.  On Thursday, November 9, 2017 11:08 PM, "X
albert krueger
Nov 17
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45368

Re: Ft897D and new digital modem VARA

Franco, The meter reading means nothing , for multi carrier systems , like say vara and mt63 , where multiple carriers are simultaneously transmitted , its
graham787
Nov 17
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