||Updated Power Switch Replacement directions;updated
discussion on birdies, noises and other weird problems;updated discussion
of available software (RATS FT-847).
||Updated discussion on power connector. It looks
like the part number given in the FAQs is not correct.
||Updated Power Supply Replacement discussion
(don't touch the LCD display); added three photos to Power Supply REplacement
discussion; minor update to schematic for sound card interface.
||Added LogWindows software listing; updated
PC software discussion
||Updated discussion on available PC software
(FTBasic and SuperCAT); added FAQ regarding mobile mount; added FAQ regarding
memory backup battery replacement.
||Updated discussion on FC-20 issues;added more
general discussion regarding chattering relays and display problems on TX,
most often due to cable problems.
||Added a new discussion by John N3ZKK for replacing
only the internal parts of the power switch, instead of the complete switch.
Also, a method of field swapping parts between the unused contacts and the
MOX switch as well.
||Rewrote discussion on interfacing sound cards
with FT-847 for HF digital modes.
||Rewrote discussion on serial number codes
||Updated and rewrote some of the discussion
on digital mode operations to reflect the new modes in use and to cover
the units now available for plug & play interfacing. Updated VOX discussion
with a new offering soon to be available from Inrad.
||Moved the open mike problem discussion to a
separate FAQ; added a photo image of the AF-CTRL board showing how to install
the open mike fix.
||Added official Yaesu fix for open mike problem
in digital operations
||Updated discussion on open mike during digital
||Updated discussion on Volume Control based
on information from Yaesu Tech Support; updated discussion on FC-20 workaround
for 3:1 SWR tuning limit.
||Added hookup diagram for interfacing to IBM
Thinkpad; updated discussion on hooking the power cables up backwards;updated
other mikes for use on FT-847; updated W1EMT call to K1UC.
||Added link for ATAS-100 motor control; added
David AD6KI's "DOX" interface from the Sept. 2000 QST; added searchable
index to main page
||Added discussion on ALC control of RF output
||Updated the instructions for replacing the
||Update on Hooking up power backwards; added
Henk PA0CIS modification to deal with a 432 switching transient noise
||Updated discussion of software item FT847 Supercontrol;
added reference to an optoisolator sound card interface
||Added to discussion on grounding regarding
||Added FAQ on low voltage/current symptoms;
added discussion of Clarifier (RIT) characteristics; added discussion of
Quadra solid state linear amp
||Added update to Power Switch problems; updated
serial number discussion; updated discussion of filters; updated discussion
of overloads from commercial high power transmitters; updated AT-11 discussion.
||Added new software item
||Added discussion on QSK or full break-in keying
in CW; added part number for Power Connector; added discussion on linear
amplifiers suitable for the FT-847
||Updated discussion on 9600/1200 bps modem connections
||Added discussion on RX range limitations, affecting
||Added Yaesu contact information; changed link
names; fixed URL change; added discussion on how to disassemble the front
panel in order to replace the power switch or to work on the headphone jack
and the resistors on the back.
||Added discussion on interfacing the FT-847
with 9600 bps modems/TNCs
||Added link to FT-100 FAQs by K0LEE; expanded
the discussion of DSP operations, adding new topics
||Updated discussion on CAT cable; added discussion
on receiver overload
||Added discussion on interfacing with KPC9612;
added discussion on separate RX and TX lines.
||Added discussion for interfacing MFJ-1278.
||Added update to SWR topic;update on Open Mike
when TXing via Data In/Out port;new software offering
||Added discussion on AM operations; updated
||Changed table of contents into a linear format.
||Added discussions for Power Switch Problems,
using internal keyer for practice, and antenna layout/triplexers; updated
Inrad Filters discussion with a note from Inrad on 1.8 kHz vs 2.1 kHz filters.
||Updated discussion on digital operations &
Yaesu suggestions for interface;added typical alignment menu settings;
||Fixed some broken links; updated a note on
XMLOG software; added comment on errors in Operating Manual.
||Added Shacklog to list of software that supports
||Added FAQ on Grounding Problems; added new
microphone to Other Mikes
||Added FAQ on interfacing MFJ-1276(1270); added
to discussion on birdies
||Added a FAQ on interfacing an SCS-PTC IIe to
the FT-847; updated Other Mikes discussion with a new mike; added a report
on the alignment menu for adjusting DISC-L and DISC-H.
||Added an item to discussion on SWR indicator.
Fixed one more link error.
||Fixed some link errors.
||Added new software for FT-847; restructured
access to the files. Restructured complete FAQ pages for better loading;
updated discussion on crossband operations.
||Rewrote discussion of Stuck TX and added Control
Panel Locked link to it
||Updated Colin Lowe's web page address
||Added an update to the ATAS-100 discussion
- Please read it.
||Added an update to the ATAS-100 discussion;
added Software Item for Macintosh; added discussion on other mikes suitable
||Added to FVS-1A Voice Synthesizer FAQ.
||Added to ATAS-100 FAQ.
||Expanded FAQ on Cross-band operation.
Listed more available software, Eddy F5EZH's Transpon(der) program.
||Expanded FAQ on the Edit program.
||Added Eddy F5EZH's program Edit to Software
Added very useful new information to the FC-20 & CAT Workaround (thanks
to Rick K1RDM!).
Expanded FAQ for Cloning.
||Expanded discussion on TX-GAIN in the Alignment
Menu; added FAQ on cloning and configuration files.
||Added FAQ on limiting TX power.
||Added report of adjusting TX-GAIN on the alignment
menu; expanded discussion of Tuning Knob Wobble-again.
||Added FAQ for Transmit Stuck On but no Audio
Output; expanded discussion of Tuning Knob Wobble. Added another Error in
Manual; expanded FAQ for CTCSS; added Scanning Features FAQ.
||Rearranged order to put newer FAQs at top of
list; expanded discussion of frequency adjustments.
||Added FAQs for Frequency, Errors in Manual.
||Revised the discussion (previous discussion
was wrong) of the Alignment Menu actions based on new information from David
G7LMT. Thanks, David!
||Reversed revision log order; added FAQs for
||Expanded Digital Operations section; added
user comments for INRAD filters. To make loading the main screen faster,
you can no longer save this "page" and get the entire FAQ. Some
topics are now on separate pages. To get all the FAQs on your hard drive
(to read at your leisure later), you will have to access (and save) all
the necessary pages. They are all marked in the Table of Contents.
||Added Alignment Menu reports from others; updated
software listing; added FAQ on interfacing with the PK-232.
||Updated Special & Hidden Menu to discuss
alignment menu in more detail.
||Addl info on 5-pin mini-DIN; added new software
to listing; added FAQ on hidden menus; add FAQ on stock microphone.
||Add FC-20 Workaround for tuning range FAQ;
revised FAQ on cross-band repeat feature; added Packet FAQ; added Noise
Blanker FAQ; add this log; modified 5-pin mini-DIN FAQ; other edits.