Musen Co. Amateur Radio Equipment in Australia During The 1960's
by Greg Whiter, VK4IG (Ex VK3CA)
Below is the first page of a three page Trouble Shooting Guide on the FT-100, which Bail Electronic Services published in 1966. It gives an indication of the trouble they went to in order to maintain a high quality name for Yaesu Musen's products.
is shown Page 1 of the FT-100 Trouble Shooting Guide. Symptoms varied from low
drive to VFO frequency instability.
2 of Bail Electronics Services FT-100 Trouble Shooting Guide covers
such problems as VFO FM'ing on speach to low transmitter power output.
|Page 3 of the Trouble Shooting Guide covers no transmitter out to oscillation in the receiver RF amplifier stage.|
Fred Bail passed away in the late 1970's, Jim Bail passed away in the early 1980's. Following Fred's passing their company was sold to Stan Roberts of Teletramel, who continued to run Bail Electronic Services into the early 1990's from the Victorian country town of Wangaratta.
The author would
be happy to hear from anybody who has very early Yaesu equipment,
such as FL-20 Mark's 1 and 2, or FL-100B Mark's 1 and 2. By way
of some background information on the author, Greg Whiter was
employed by Bail Electronic Services (see
1974 staff photo) from the late
1960's through to 1977. Following this period he formed the company GFS
Electronic Imports, GFS Electronics and then
Portable Masts Australia Pty Ltd, of which he
is a director today.
Any comments on this web site should be directed to the author, Greg Whiter at : GregWhiter@portablemasts.com.au
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Pages at this site, include: FL-100B,
the first Australian Yaesu radio, F-Line
of the mid 1960's, FL-10/40 Details,
photos, BES 1974 Staff
Cards, FL-50 Magazine
and photos, Photo and details of Yaesu's
first SSB Transceiver, the 1966 released solid state
the 1968 released FTdx400,
The Yaesu Museum
Other web articles by the same author The Chronological History of the Development of Radio
Origins Of The Handie Talkie
The History Of Clark Masts
The Early History of GFS Electronics
Any comments on this article should be directed to the author, Greg Whiter at: GregWhiter@portablemasts.com.au
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