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Auto Step and Limit Memory Scanning

The Limit Memory channels that are PMS scanning setup in the FTM-400 offer a Step option. This option is used by the radio during scanning only if Auto Step is turned off. The default for Auto St
Channel Scan error: "ERROR No MEMORY"

This error occurs when the FTM-400 radio does not detect any valid channels to scan. The following are two solutions we have found. Make sure you have at least one channel on your radio with th
FTM-400 Out of Band Receive (AM, 174-400Mhz and 480-999.99MHz)

This is a common question for tech support on this radio and program. "Why are not all the channels that I programmed into memory available when it tune to them?" . Generally it it thought that th
Quick Guide to Reading and Writing the FTM-400 Radio

Follow these exact steps from beginning to end to get data from or send data to the FTM-400 radio. You must get data from the radio before you can send data to the radio the first time. This gets bac
Sept 2017 Firmware Upgrade for Yaesu FTM-400 and FTM-100

Using the RT Systems ADMS-M400 or the ADMS-M100 Programmer after the Firmware Upgrade Yaesu released firmware upgrades for each the FTM-100

APRS Text Messages


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 descripti
FTM-400 Checking Radio Firmware Version
FTM-400 Data Transfer The ADMS-M400 Radio Programmer for the Yaesu FTM-400 Using the SCU-20 cable   Programming the Yaesu FTM-40
Programming the FTM-400 via the SD Card
FTM-400 Data Transfer The ADMS-M400 Radio Programmer for the Yaesu FTM-400 Getting the initial details from the radio.
Yaesu USB Com Port Drivers
Download the drivers for the SCU-19 cable for the FT1D and the SCU-20 cable for the FTM-100 and FTM-400 distributed by Yaesu. Click on the link below on the link to download the executable
PMS Steps
This is what I found with the FTM-400 and PMS scanning. Using programmer version 5.00.47, I set frequencies in the Band A and Band B Limit Memories. I also set Step to 5, 25, 12.5, 50, 100, and Aut
Position Comment - Custom... not really
On the Yaesu FTM-400 and similarly (but not identical) in the FTM-100, there are options in the Position Comment that are called Custom 1, 2, 3, etc. So, while they are "Custom" in name, they are not
APRS SSID (Station identifier)
In the Programmer for the radios with APRS, you will find reference to SSID along with Callsign on the APRS tab. It took me a while to figure out what this field was for and since this information is
Yaesu's Firmware Upgrade for the FTM-400
The RT Systems software now works with the SCU-20 cable that comes with the radio provided the radio is Version 2.00 and the programming software is up-to-date. Once the firmware upgrade is completed