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TS-50 TX Coverage mod


kenwood TS-50 TX Coverage mod


Hi folks,

I just got a spanking new Kenwood TS-50S.

Searching around the local LLBBS's I found a very simple mod for full transmit from 1.7 - 30 mhz....

Remove the bottom cover of the TS-50

Locate the PLL board -- it is the pc board on top of the main board, it has a shield on it's right side.

Locate the only non-surface mounted component on the PLL board -- look near the rear left-hand side of the pll board (front of radio facing you) and remove the very obvious diode. You can't miss, ther's only one.

kenwood TS-50 TX Coverage mod

Replace cover.

Perform microprocessor reset as described in your manual.

Important note to 0-30 MHz TRX mods

If you want to make your TS50 tranceiving 0-30 and find more then 1 diode in your radio, PLZ watch out! Dnt remove diode nr1! Remove nr5.

If you remove diode nr1 your radio is history!

New version. General TX for TS-50

The new version of the TS 50 has three non surface mount diodes to be cut for general TX.

TX 0-30 MHz for the new TS-50 (May 2001)

ON the new version are 4 diode on de board.

Cut remove all, D1 D3 D4 D5

Then RESET the Kenwood TS-50

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