K3 VFO problem – help!

I’m on 6m with my Elecraft K3 and I’ve noticed that VFO B is following VFO A. Whatever frequency I dial using VFO A and the main tuning knob, VFO B changes with it. On other bands the VFOs are not linked like this but turning the VFO B knob does nothing.

Obviously I accidentally pressed something I shouldn’t have, so I don’t know what to do to undo the action. Does anyone know what I should do to get VFO B working normally again? Switching off and switching on again didn’t solve the problem.

UPDATE: VFO B was not changing because LOCK was on. Having turned LOCK off I can change VFO B independently using the knob. VFO B and VFO A now show different frequencies, but if I turn the VFO A knob, VFO B now changes by the same amount! I don’t seem to have SPLIT on, in fact when I press SPLIT the message SPL N/A is shown.

Julian Moss, G4ILO, is a regular contributor to AmateurRadio.com and writes from Cumbria, England. Contact him at [email protected].

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