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Knowledge Base:  
Knowledge Base > Yaesu > FT-897

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60 Meter Issue

60 Meter Issues   -    If the radio has been modified, the 60 meters will become inaccessible. The FT-857D/FT-897D and FT-817D each have 5 preprogrammed 60M channels. The frequ
60 Meters

If you can't access these frequencies on a "D" radio (like you were able to in the past but not now), check that the radio is not in a Memory Group. To check, please turn the knob while in memor
Banks or Memory Groups

BANKS or MEMORY GROUPS AS THEY ARE KNOWN ON THIS RADIO... On this radio, the banks are 1-20, 21-40, 41-60 etc, so you will need to set up your channels accordingly if you want them in banks.
CTCSS or PL Tones do not transmit

CTCSS or PL Tones do not transmit This will happen if the cable is left connected to the radio and is NOT connected to the computer (it sets up a ground loop that causes this problem).
Data Transfer Issue

Data Transfer Issue   - Mic - must be MH-31 (basic 3 buttons and PTT) if it is anything else, it will interfere with the data transfer and must be unplugged.
FT-857/897 Shortcut Does Not Open Programmer and Icon Is Missing

This issue sometimes comes up if you have an installation disc from 2012 or earlier. To resolve it, please follow the instructions below: Right click on the shortcut for the programmer and click pro
LTG Tuner/Cable

If the radio has an LTG Tuner on it, it will have a port on the tuner for the USB-62 to plug in - yes our software will run through this tuner for programming.
Menu Item 86 - TX IF Filter
Transmit filters are not applicable to an FM mode. Yaesu does not display (leaves blank) the selection for menu 86 if the radio is on an FM UHF/VHF frequency. Once a transmit mode applicable to the f