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APRS Text Messages

Last Updated: 10/22/2018
APRS Text messages in the Yaesu radios are not saved to permanent memory..

I am referring to those described on page 48 of the APRS manual for the FTM-400 (I would think there are comparable descriptions in the other APRS manuals) . This is a continually changing list of sent and received messages. Once it fills to 100, the oldest messages are deleted automatically to make room for receipt of a new message.

These messages cannot be edited through the programmer since the power off/on sequence needed by that process will clear the list. There are 8 Text Message memories that can be saved. Access them in the program at Settings | Radio Menu Settings | APRS | Text Messges.

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