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Author Topic: Deleting a Memory Channel from a Yaesu VX-7R  (Read 4962 times)
W3ATB
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« on: June 18, 2011, 06:06:33 AM »

Good morning ladies and gentlemen,

We all know that the user manual for the VX-7R is good for leveling tables and such. I can't find how to erase memory channels. I went to another forum and found this:

* Go to memory mode
* Press and hold MON[F]
* Use the dial to go to the memory you want to erase
* press V/M

Well, they must be skipping a step or two or my new VX-7R is broken. It doesn't work. I do all those things and the channels are still there.

Can you help? What are the exact step-by-step instructions for deleting one or more memory channels using the buttons on the radio?

Many thanks!

Tim Carter - licensed 8 years, but just getting back in the hobby
W3ATB
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K1CJS
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« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2011, 07:00:07 AM »

If you don't tell the radio what value you want to substitute for the one in memory, it will just put the original value back into the memory location.  Try the following:

* Go to memory mode
* Press and hold MON[F]
>> PRESS 0 on the keypad
* Use the dial to go to the memory you want to erase
* press V/M

If that doesn't work, try this:

* Go to memory mode
* Press and hold MON[F]
* Use the dial to go to the memory you want to erase
>>PRESS 0 on the keypad
* press V/M

I don't have the VX7R, but one of those two ways should work to get rid of a memory slot.

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W3ATB
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« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2011, 07:26:54 AM »

Thanks for the effort. Heavy Sigh......

Both methods didn't work.

Let's hope a VX-7R owner will step forward here.

Tim Carter
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W3ATB
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« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2011, 09:32:38 AM »

Well, I figured it out.

I called the Ham Radio Outlet store here in NH that sold me the radio. Peter told me what to do. DUH! So simple.

So to help all future hams on how to Delete a Memory Channel on a Yaesu VX-7R I created these instructions:

http://www.timcarter.com/deleting_a_memory_channel_on_a_yaesu_vx-7r.html
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K1CJS
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« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2011, 07:51:03 AM »

Glad you got it figured out!  73!
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