Donald Chester k4kyv at hotmail.com
Tue Aug 30 17:31:02 EDT 2005

>Really?  You are breaking this radio into parts and then selling it?

>From my experience on working on a few of the things back in the early 80's, 
that's about all they are good for.  I still have bald spots from all the 
hair I pulled out while trying to troubleshoot various FTDX rigs and their 
little cousin, the Tempo One.

Vacuum tubes on pc boards =  Intermittent pops, noise and flaky operation.  
Pure crap.

Those things had to represent about the lowest point ever in the quality of 
commercially built equipment.

>>Comes with the original manual and Yaesu Desk
>>This is a heavy duity radio and is in
>>exceptionally fine condition.
>>This is the Star of the old-time Yaesu rigs with
>>plenty of power.
>>Collector quality. I have never seen one that is
>>in this clean of a condition.
>>Has a whopping 560 watts p.e.p. input power on SSB
>>on the ham bands from 80 through 10m.
>>The Yaesu FTdx560 is a 20 tube transceiver with
>>the exception of 4 transistors used in the vfo
>>and the crystal calibrator circuits and a solid
>>state AC power supply.
>>The AC power supply is built in and not seperate
>>like some of the early transceivers making it

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