Re: [FT897] Re: 6 meter question (connectors)
mine has one SO-239 for HF / 6m
and a N connector for VHF/UHF factory fitted
serial no is 2L04xxxx
----- Original Message -----
From: "castlerock12000" <b.a.styne@...>
Sent: Tuesday, August 31, 2004 11:02 PM
Subject: [FT897] Re: 6 meter question (connectors)
> To the best of my knoledge the 897 and 897D all have SO-239s on both
> HF and VHF irrespective of locale. Perhaps some people are thinking
> of the 817 which has the N BNC and the 239.
> Anyone else in Europe have a different experience?
> Bruce MI0CML.
> --- In FT897@yahoogroups.com, "semuther" <semuther@y...> wrote:
> > Anybody know what the factory replacement Yaesu part number is for
> > N-Connectors? I'd like to replace both the SO-239 connectors on
> > 897.
> > Steve
> > WF6R
> > --- In FT897@yahoogroups.com, "bambazonke01" <bambazonke@h...>
> > > I have one of the older North American 897's and both connectors
> > > the same. I believe some European models have different
> > > PL259 and N-type. I don't know what the new 897's have installed
> > > here.
> > > Jim VE3DDY
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- Why is it that when I tune the 897 to the M-604 channel for 6 meters
(5.373.00) I can hear a QSO but when using the VFO it has to be on
5.371.50 to hear the same QSO?
- Bob, I suspect a typo there 60 meters, not six.
On to the question; because Yaesu has pre-programmed those 5 channels as
"center of intelligence" frequencies; usb is offset -1.5 KHz, LSB would
be offset +1.5 KHz in carrier frequency to maintain the "center of
On my Icom, I have the 5.371.50 in memory (USB); Yaesu presumably wants
to make it idiot proof; you will note you cannot change mode either;
73 de Dave, W5SV
> Why is it that when I tune the 897 to the M-604 channel for 6 meters
> (5.373.00) I can hear a QSO but when using the VFO it has to be on
> 5.371.50 to hear the same QSO?