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Call Sign : 26-CT-3921 / M7GDA Posts : 138 Times Thanked : 6 Join date : 2020-12-22 QTH or Location : Lambourn Equipment Used : CRT SS9900, CRT ONE N, CRT Electro, UV-5r, B550p, HP-202, Sirio 4000, T2lT, Sharmans X-50, Diamond A430....and many bits of wire.
Subject: SS9900 on 10 and 12 metres? Sat Mar 18, 2023 12:06 am
I've primarily used my 9900 for 11m/freeband comms, however I'm now venturing into 10 and 12 metres, and I feel there's lots of contacts to be made with my M7 licence. My radio was programmed by Knights, and I'm wondering if I need to do anything with the transmit bandwidth before I start calling CQ on these bands, as I do want to give them a tickle?
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Alan Pilot Major contributor
Call Sign : 163-CT-220...MW7TTA Posts : 2170 Times Thanked : 52 Join date : 2019-11-19 QTH or Location : Anglesey North Wales Equipment Used : Yaesu FT-991A,,Yaesu FTDX-10,,Icom ic-7300,,Anytone AT-D878UV PLUS",,LINCOLN II+. Age : 149
Subject: Re: SS9900 on 10 and 12 metres? Sat Mar 18, 2023 6:26 am
I would just give it a try you never know. Not sure on the settings of that radio never used the one i had too fiddly and small buttons for me so it went replaced it with a Yaesu 450d.
13oots2 Senior contributor
Call Sign : 26-CT-4694, M7EUS MR7EUS For Now Posts : 153 Times Thanked : 8 Join date : 2022-11-13 QTH or Location : Dorchester UK Equipment Used : Yaesu FT450D, 66FT Endfed Antenna, Various Other Bits and Pieces Age : 56
Subject: Re: SS9900 on 10 and 12 metres? Sat Mar 18, 2023 7:21 am
Depending on the version of the 9900 you may not be able to reduce SSB power to legal limits without opening it up, my version 4 reduces AM and FM, but not SSB.