Yaesu FT-897D Ham Radio – Part #2

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Yaesu FT-897Dnote: article first appeared in February 2015

As mentioned in Part #1 of this series that posted yesterday, I really love this mobile unit!  The Yaesu FT-897D is an amazing piece of Ham radio technology wrapped up in a very compact and sturdy package for HF and UHF/VHF operations in the field or as a base station.  This thing does it all and exceeds my mission requirements and expectations.

In yesterday’s post I covered the specifics of the Yaesu FT-897D itself.  In this post I will go over the accessories, installation info and some other tidbits.

LDG AT-897 Plus auto-tuner

LDG-AT-897 Plus : The AT-897Plus Autotuner mounts on the side of your FT-897 just like it is original equipment. They even added the ability to mount the “feet” on the side of the tuner so when you are transporting your rig by the handle, you can safely and securely set it down and not worry…

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Author: Alfred E. Neuman

73 year old geek, ultra-conservative patriot.

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