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Old 02-08-2005, 11:10 PM
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I haven't flown in a while and I am trying to figure out if my radio is ok to use. I think i bought it about 1996. It is a sky sport 6 channel radio. It says narrow band technology on the transmitter but I donot see a gold sticker like i see people talking about. It has silver stickers and is on channel 25. 72.290mhz. The model number is fp-t6va.
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Old 02-08-2005, 11:49 PM
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If it was purchased after 1991 it is narrowband.

In the case of Futaba if it is FM it is narrowband.

Gold stickers on new radios to indicate a narrowband unit only lasted for a few years after 1991.


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Old 02-08-2005, 11:57 PM
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thanks john, sounds like I am good to go. Got the call from the LHS today that the new battery for it is in. may give it a shot this weekend.
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Great, I neglected to mention the original battery is probably Toast[8D]
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