Today I got my FT-450 here in the shack. It's working and the RF power adjusted for 5 watts. Now I'll have to wait until the new antenna arrive. Till then I let the rig be. I still have to do a lot of things, and have a busy weekend. We'll have to put up a Christmas tree. I'll have to support my son for his soccer game tomorrow afternoon. But what a nice radio, I keep on looking at it and study the manual (107 pages). This weekend a Sardinia QRP contest. SARDINIA, IS0. Members of the Sardinia QRP Club will be QRV as IQ0QP from the Capo Sant' Elia Lighthouse on December 12 and 13. Activity will be on 80 to 20 meters using CW, SSB and digital modes. QSL direct.
Have a nice weekend, 73 Paul