Ham Radio
Ham Radio, Electronics, Software and more...

Home » Ham Radio Mods » Yaesu Mods » Yaesu VX-8R Mod Out of band (Yaesu VX-8R Mod Out of band)
Yaesu VX-8R Mod Out of band [message #2995] Sat, 06 July 2013 00:13
root is currently offline  root
Messages: 207
Registered: December 2004
Senior Member
The software mod did not work at all. Then I initially cut the track leading from the resistor, without actually removing the resistor. This opened up the 1.2m band (220 Mhz, which was not available prior to cutting the track)but did not expand the other bands.

Later, I actually removed the resistor. This opened up the other bands, the 2 meter band now has a working bottom edge at 140 Mhz, everything (including ARS) works.

I suspect that the software mod would now also work, and I could change the country code as described in an earlier post, but I haven't bothered as there isn't anything in the 130 - 140 Mhz range I am currently interested in. If anyone has a similar experience and also tries changing the country code via the software mod I would be interested in hearing about the experience.

by Donna Murray
Previous Topic: Yaesu FT-230R Problems
Next Topic: Yaesu FTM-400 DR Extended Band Mod 136-174 / 400-480MHz
Goto Forum:
  


Current Time: Wed Nov 22 17:18:01 EST 2017

Total time taken to generate the page: 0.03701 seconds