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Update your FT-817, FT-857, or FT-897 with the new 60 meter channel

In the US starting in 2003, amateurs have had a secondary allocation of five specific channels in the 60 meter band. Unlike most other allocations, these are restricted to phone emissions in upper sideband, with a maximum of 50 watts … Continue reading

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CHIRP gains Yaesu VX-7 Support

Until now, CHIRP development has been focused on ICOM products. ¬†In fact, you might even be tempted to think that the “I” in CHIRP was for ICOM. ¬†Lately I’ve been using my Yaesu VX-7 and VX-8 radios a little bit … Continue reading

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