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by James
Tue May 22, 2018 6:20 am
Forum: Tech Corner
Topic: Yaesu FT65 Questions
Replies: 10
Views: 405

Re: Yaesu FT65 Questions

Mr. Wizard, Carl Marvin, has modified my radio to operate on all paragliding frequencies. It sounded like the mod is similar to the FT60.
by James
Wed May 16, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Tech Corner
Topic: Yaesu FT65 Questions
Replies: 10
Views: 405

Re: Yaesu FT65 Questions

I haven't tried the mod yet. I will keep you updated. I got a couple of Baofengs I am going to try and get programmed at the meeting tomorrow.
by James
Wed May 16, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Azure
Replies: 0
Views: 136

Azure

Below are the site notes from Eric Klammer who is local to the area and has the most familiarity with the site. Ideal conditions are light uppers and very light surface winds throughout the day. Early direct sunlight, a general south valley flow, and probably some drain off the Gore Range means most...
by James
Thu May 10, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: Tech Corner
Topic: Yaesu FT65 Questions
Replies: 10
Views: 405

Re: Yaesu FT65 Questions

Thanks Fred, unfortunately, that youtube is way above my pay grade and for a slightly different unit. I would certainly end up with an expensive paper weight. Does anyone know of a radio that would work on 155.955 and other paragliding frequencies out of the box, have one for sale, know of a place t...
by James
Wed May 09, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: Videos
Topic: High desert session 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 136

Re: High desert session 2018

Sweet video! Thanks for taking the time to put it together.
by James
Wed May 09, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Tech Corner
Topic: Yaesu FT65 Questions
Replies: 10
Views: 405

Yaesu FT65 Questions

I purchased a Yaesu FT-65 as suggested by my instructor. I found out this weekend that it requires a modification to work on frequencies such as 151.955 (Williams). Carl mentioned opening the back and taking out a resistor but I could not find any info on line. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks

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