Kenwood TM-271A MURS modification

Discussion in 'Electrical' started by drew02a, May 26, 2011.

  1. drew02a

    drew02a Moderator Staff Member

    Let's just start with a disclaimer: It is illegal to operate outside the limits of your class license or permits

    Suplemental instucitonal document http://ToyotaOff-Road.com/resources/Kenwood_TM-271A Mod.pdf

    Today I modified my HAM radio to receivce and transmit on MURS frequencies. Even though the components on the circuit board were tiny, it was definitly the easiest modification of this kind that I've ever done. No need for a soldering iron, I just used these.

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    Remove radio's plastic cover
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    Unplug the external Speaker jack cover and remove the rubber gasket
    Remove the 8 screws that secure the metal cover, then pull it off
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    A view of the circuit board and the location of resister R119
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    Here's a close up of the resistor. I just grabbed that bad boy with my surgical pliers and it snapped off.
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    A blurry shot, but you can see that the Resistor is removed
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    Reassembled and tested
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    Last edited: May 26, 2011
  2. Taco Loco

    Taco Loco Tired and Lazy, married to a Laundry Fairy

    Can you hear me now Good buddy?












    1. good buddy
    A term that back in the 70's meant someone on the other end of a CB radio communications that you were on good terms with and since then has morphed into meaning homosexual trucker.
    1) Thats a big 10-4 good buddy, it's time to put the hammer down. 2) Roger that good buddy, I'm in the back row of the Flying J and am ready to play meat puppets. http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=good+buddy
     
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  3. TacoXpo

    TacoXpo Fake News sells advertising and divides

    Nice. I would never tx out of freq but nice all the same! :D The capacitor I had to remove on my handheld was about the size of a piece of fly shit! The only way that any tweezers would have been valuable would be to wet them to make the fly shit stick. Now just get the critical peeps to have one and the rest will fall like dominoes! :D

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    Thanks for doing your part! :D
     
  4. drew02a

    drew02a Moderator Staff Member

    Are "they" really listening to transmissions?
     
  5. TacoXpo

    TacoXpo Fake News sells advertising and divides

    No. Not unless 'they' are really bored! lol
     

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