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Comment on Universal Radio's page about the FTM-350

Discussion in 'Ham Equipment' started by Moleculo, Mar 17, 2010.

  1. Moleculo

    Moleculo Administrator
    Staff Member

    Apr 14, 2002
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    Here's the text from universal radio's website in the FTM-350 page:

    "Special Note:
    On 02/19/10 Yaesu announced a firmware upgrade to address an anomaly in the NAVIgation feature. All radios shipped by Universal after this date have this update. Customers who have previously purchased a FTM-350R can make arrangements for having their radio firmware upgraded by contacting the Yaesu Amateur Radio Customer Service Department in California at 714 827-7600."

    I wonder how Yaesu knew about these problems...LOL. Look at the date of when I got my rig back:


    Coincidence? I think not. :D

  2. Nursecosmo

    Nursecosmo Member

    Oct 14, 2009
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    They knew better than to piss you off Mole. ;) For your next move, tell them to provide a firmware update for the FT-8900 which will create memory banks, and open up 11Mhz.
  3. Happy_Hamer

    Happy_Hamer Administrator
    Staff Member

    Mar 22, 2001
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    I think it is VERY stupid to not allow the user to update firmware themselves :headbang
  4. Robb

    Robb Yup

    Dec 18, 2008
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    Yaesu will probably want you to review their radios now. You showed them metal. One should think so. They would be foolish if they didn't. You're on the map with them! LOL!

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