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Have problems with my FT 450D. 3yrs. The problem is that…

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Have problems with my...

Have problems with my FT 450D

Technician's Assistant: How long have you had your 450D?

3yrs

Technician's Assistant: What have you tried so far?

The problem is that sometimes, while beginning a transmit, the radio will flash off then back on again

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the Electronics Expert to know before I connect you?

Usually happens on 20m

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