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RE: ICOM 821 out of band mod



No!  The 820 and 821 are different.  I unfortunately learned the hard way
and had $1000 pile of junk!
See the Amsat FTP site.

Les KD4SFD

I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed, or
numbered"  -- The Prisoner

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
> Behalf Of Bob Hart
> Sent: Sunday, October 24, 1999 3:35 AM
> To: Assi Friedman; AmsatBB (E-mail)
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] ICOM 821 out of band mod
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Assi Friedman <assib@mainex1.asu.edu>
> To: AmsatBB (E-mail) <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Date: Saturday, October 23, 1999 7:28 PM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] ICOM 821 out of band mod
>
>
> >Hi,
> >Does anyone have info on the IC821 out of band mods ?
> >Icom's web page specifies you can receive 136-174MHz.
> >does the mod enable transmit on the entire band ?
> >Any affect on the UHF module ?
> >assi
> >
> Assuming it is the same mod as the IC-820, it involves the removal of two
> diodes on the logic board. (D25 and D26 on the 820). This will
> give extended
> receive on VHF 136-174 and UHF 420-460. There is a caveat: "These
> frequencies are not guaranteed for accuracy or sensitivity" There is no
> mention of being able to transmit outside of the amateur bands.
> I, for one,
> hope it is not possible.
>
> Bob Hart, WA7HRA
> Hoodsport, WA
>
>
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