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Call Sign : 26-CT-4484 Posts : 67 Times Thanked : 1 Join date : 2021-10-17 QTH or Location : Torquay Equipment Used : cobra 148 glt dx starlker9 fdx, icom 706 mk1
Subject: yeasu ft 840 Sat Jul 30, 2022 9:05 pm
I have just brought of eBay going to wide banded as soon as the new power cable arrives, i was wondering has anyone owned and used one and what did you think of it all views welcome good or bad because that will give me a better chance on wither have brought well. regards dave
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Call Sign : M0GVZ / 26CT1760 Posts : 514 Times Thanked : 35 Join date : 2019-11-13 QTH or Location : IO94SA Equipment Used : Icom 7300, TS480, President McKinley, Albrecht AE6110, CRT Mike Age : 53
Subject: Re: yeasu ft 840 Sat Jul 30, 2022 11:14 pm
There is a resistor you need to make sure has been changed....R2213, it's a 9 ohm 3W. It's a big one but the stock one can burn out and damage the board.
Here's a guide on swapping it for a much better alternative.