Yaesu FT-991 upgraded to FT-991A

I received my FT-991 back from Yaesu in the form of an FT-991A. They do not replace the front bezel, but the radio has a new sticker on the bottom showing that the model is a FT-991A and it has a new serial number. I’ve attached a video of the radio in action, and also […]

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WSPR Antenna Comparison

Having recently raised a Off-Center Fed Dipole, and figured out how to use WSPR with my FT-991, I thought it would be interesting to compare the OCFD with my 35′ End Fed Wire. Getting WSJT-X to work with the FT-991 was a bit of a challenge, but I mostly blame the Glenmorangie. Some handy links […]

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FT-991 Hardware Upgrade Kit

Final update: See my upgraded FT-991 in action here. I bought a Yaesu FT-991 transceiver last year. Shortly after that, Yaesu decided to surprise us (me) by releasing the FT-991A, for more or less the same price as I paid for the FT-991, and slashed the price of the FT-991, immediately devaluing my new purchase. […]

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