Re: [FT897] TRANCEIVER WILL NOT DRIVE CLOSE TO 100WATTS ON SSB.
- It is 100 watts Peak, the average will be much lower and will depend on
your voice charicteristics. The rig is ok
> HAS ANYONE HAD ANY PROBLEMS WITH THE HAND MICROPHONE OR ANY OTHER
> MICROPHONE NOT DRIVING THE TRANCEIVER TO 100 WATTS OR CLOSE TO IT ON SSB.
> I HAVE TRYED DIFFERENT SETTINGS AND IN NO WAY WILL THIS 1 WEEK OLD
> 897D DRIVE PAST 50 WATTS?
> ANY IDEAS OR DIFFERENT MICROPHONES.
> THE ONLY OTHER MICROPHONE I HAVE USED IS THE HEIL HM-10 DUAL.
> CHUCK N4UED
FT897 has been discussed at infinitum throughout this forum. Just about
every week. Just look back in the archives.
From: w4nsc [mailto:epadgett@...]
Sent: Monday, June 22, 2009 1:50 PM
Subject: [FT897] Re: TRANCEIVER WILL NOT DRIVE CLOSE TO 100WATTS ON SSB.
I HAD SWITCHED TO AM AND FM WHILE TUNING AND ONLY GOT 80 WATTS OUT IS THEIR
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