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Power supply for Worldwide Use?

Dec 30th 2013, 00:42


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I just got my Yaesu FT-7900R and I would like to use it as a base station. I currently live in Hawaii but will be moving to Abu Dhabi, UAE in the spring (getting licensed to operate over there is whole other thread!). I am looking at power supplies and noticed YAESU
FP-1023A is listed as dual voltage 120/240v. It says there is an internal jumper to switch out and I'll be good to go. Is it that easy?

Worse case, couldn't I just plug it into a 240v-to-120v transformer?

WH6EIQ, Eric
Dec 30th 2013, 14:59


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You also need the proper power plug.
3 pin UK power plug
BS 1363 British 13 A/230-240 V 50 Hz earthed and fused

Zack W1VT
ARRL Senior Lab Engineer

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