Where'd the Yaesu FT-817ND go??

Discussion in 'QRP Corner' started by W1KJL, Mar 14, 2016.

ad: L-HROutlet
  1. AG5DB

    AG5DB Ham Member QRZ Page

    Do update on how the Windcamp battery works out for you, I've been thinking of getting one as well.

    Slightly tangential to the 817, I have the KX3 on my list as the next step up for QRP, but the surprising thing I found is that the optional battery charging circuit for the KX3 is a dumb timed unit as well.
  2. AD0MI

    AD0MI Ham Member QRZ Page

    so far, so good, the lone con so far is the 3+ weeks it took to get here from China via "Holland Post"
  3. KK4YDR

    KK4YDR Ham Member QRZ Page

    Hope it is discontinued and a new replacement is going to come out. Yaesu is replacing the FT-857D with the new FT-891 which is exciting (hoping for better RX and filtering and IF DSP). Heres to hoping for a new 817 replacement sometime soon.
  4. AD0MI

    AD0MI Ham Member QRZ Page

    I used the Windcamp battery a bit this weekend, it seems like a real solid replacement for the stock battery at more than double the capacity. I talked for about 45 minutes to some friends back home on 40M (5 watts) and it still showed over 12V remaining when I was done.
  5. AG5DB

    AG5DB Ham Member QRZ Page

    Thanks for the field report on the windcamp battery!

Share This Page