Question for the group - I have a new Yaesu FTM-7250DR dual band mobile rig
and I'm questioning whether what I'm about to describe is normal for a
The squelch level required to turn off the audio is very high but only on
VHF freqs. Range is 0-15 and I need to set it to 9 for VHF freqs and only 1
for UHF. This is very different than my Kenwood TM-281A, and my Anytone
77UV, both of which squelch level 1 is sufficient. This is with the same
antenna (Tram 1480 base antenna), coax (LMR400) and power supply (Astron
35A linear). I can swap them back and forth and only the Yaesu needs a high
I know I'm probably the only one with the 7250DR, but is this also seen on
the 100, 300 and 400 radios?
Thanks for your input.