[AMRadio] FS: EXCEPTIONAL YAESU FTDX560 TRANSCEIVER


CHARLIE W8AWS at CHARTER.NET
Wed Sep 7 18:55:20 EDT 2005


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donald Chester" <k4kyv at hotmail.com>
To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Tuesday, August 30, 2005 5:31 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] FS: EXCEPTIONAL YAESU FTDX560 TRANSCEIVER


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>>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.
>
> Amen.  w8aws
>>>
>>>YAESU FTDX560 IN EXCELLENTCONDITION.
>>>Comes with the original manual and Yaesu Desk
>>>Microphone.
>>>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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