FT530 has two receivers, Main & Alt (or Sub) BANDS. Both
receive 110-180 MHz FM & AM + 300-500 MHz FM by either
A or b VFO or 41 tunable Channels. Default is Left display
= VHF, Right = UHF; but either can receive either range or
turn off. Both displays have their own volume/squelch but
to use other controls, make subject band the MAIN BAND (shown
by > in display) via BAND button. FT530 transmits 144-148
MHz (left display only) & 430-450 (right display only),
TO SELECT FREQUENCY USING VFO:
Select desired display with BAND button; then select "A"
or "b" VFO with VFO button.
Enter frequency by Keypad; completed by entering 6 digits
(no "enter" or decimal key).
Tune VFO using up or down keys or DIAL. To tune in 1 MHz steps,
To adjust tuning step, push FM then STEP. Select step using
DIAL. Push STEP to set.
To set repeater split, push FM, then RPT as appropriate for
+ & - offsets & simplex.
To scan frequency, in VFO Mode push & hold up or down
key for 1 second. Same deselects.
To turn on AM ("A3") detector (to receive 110-136
MHz aircraft band; possible in VHF only), push FM - SET -
FM - VFO - PTT. "A3 On" or "A3 Off" will
appear in display. If not already active, turn on 110-130
MHz receiver section by holding in up & down keys while
turning on power.
TO RECALL MEMORY CHANNELS:
Push MR. Memory Mode confirmed by numbers 1-38 or "U,"
"L," or "C" in display.
Select channel using up or down keys, Dial, or channel number
on Keypad followed by MR.
To scan memory channels, push & hold up or down key for
1 second. PTT stops.
To exclude a channel from memory scan, select it & push
FM - SKIP. Same deselects.
Memories are tunable. To tune a memory while in memory mode,
push MR a second time.
TO ENTER A FREQUENCY IN A MEMORY CHANNEL:
Select characteristics (frequency, offset, CTCSS tones, &
AM or FM) in VFO Mode.
Push & hold FM 1 second until second beep sounds &
a number/letter blinks in upper left display. Within 5 seconds,
select desired memory channel using up or down or Dial; then
push FM again. Entry confirmed when channel number becomes
steady & FT530 reverts to VFO Mode.
To program Call Channel, select characteristics in VFO mode,
push FM, then CALL.
TO USE SUB-CHANNEL: (Receives only. Tuning range not wide
as main; blinks if out of lock.)
Push SUB to turn Sub-Channel on/off. Push ALT; Sub-Ch becomes
Main (>). Tune as needed.
OR, push FM - ALT to switch controls to sub-channel. Same
When sub-channel not used for dual reception, push FM - SET
- FM - ALT; then repeat ALT to step through CLOCK, BATTERY
VOLTAGE, & Off. Push SET to save selection.
TO USE LAMP: Momentary: Push LAMP (lower edge of PTT). Continuous:
Push FM - LAMP.
TO REVERSE TRANSMIT & RECEIVE FREQUENCIES: Push REV.
TO SET POWER: Push FM - LOW. Toggles between High & one
Low setting. To select the Low setting, use Dial. (Display
blinks, then unit turns off, when battery voltage goes below
TO USE CLOCK FEATURES: To display, push FM - Clock. To set
time while in the clock mode, push FM again & rotate Dial
to correct time. MHz toggles between setting hours & minutes.
Push Clock to return normal clock mode. Push Clock again to
turn off clock display. To turn on alarm, push FM - Clock,
then LOW. Set alarm time, then push FM (symbol ((o)) confirms).
To silence alarm, push PTT. To cancel alarm, set time to 0.
Yaesu/Vertex/Standard Tech Support, Cerritos CA: (562) 404-2700
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