Programming Yaesu FT-857d

PUBLISHED ON 22/03/2013 — EDITED ON 11/12/2023 — HAM
  1. All you need is normal CAT cable, used for rig control via computer and Chirp software.
  2. Press and hold < and > keys on transceiver and turn it on, the station should go into clone mode.
  3. Press C key on radio (the one saying SEND).
  4. Run Chirp, load data form radio by selecting Radio -> Download from radio.
  5. Edit channels as needed.
  6. Press A key (RCV) on the radio when you are all set and select Radio -> Upload to radio.
  7. Your FT-857d is ready for action :)
  8. If you are using automatic tuner like LDG YT-100, press the Tune button momentarily to put the tuner in bypass mode.

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