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Re: Kenwood TH-D7A



Dear TH-D7A owners -
 There appears to be mods listed on www.qrz.com
the URL is http://www.qrz.com/download/mods-t-z/thd7a.html
and there is much more information on
http://www.radiohound.com/thd7a_mod.htm
which is http://209.157.236.147/thd7a_mod.htm

73 de Peter kb1cvh@arrl.net

Astronautic Technology wrote:
> 
> Dear All,
> 
> I too have a TH-D7A - a recent acquisition.  I haven't gone to Alf's stage
> of reading the manual yet, except for the portion on  APRS.  Finally
> managed to get that working.  BCON must be switched on before it works,
> and it took me a while to discover that secret.
> 
> I have yet to discover the modifications,  and have not been able to find
> much about them yet.
> 
> In the meantime, I have also obtained the D-700A and wonder if that also
> needs some modifications.  I have got that too working on APRS - just barely.
> 
> Any help would be appreciated.
> 
> 73
> 
> Sangat. 9M2SS
> 
> At 22:44 30/05/00 -0400, alf sauve wrote:
> >Who ME?   I just ..... read the manual. (Novel idea.  Maybe Kenwood doesn't
> >think anyone does this.)
> >
> >Section 23 of the TH-D7A Operation Manual, under "Specifications"  (page
> >103) it clearly states the TH-D7A only operates 438-450Mhz
> >(http://216.98.255.24/Amateur/Instruction%20Manuals/THD7A.pdf)  (Yes I've
> >carefully looked at this with and without my glasses, just to make sure it
> >wasn't a spec on the screen that turned a "zero" into an "eight".)
> >
> >KENWOOD!   Are you listening out there?  You should be compensating Jon and
> >Alan and others who are helping sell your radios.    Please update your
> >manuals so that people will know the radio is capable of operation in the
> >"satellite" portion of UHF.   Otherwise dummies, like myself, are going off
> >and buying Alinco's, ADI's,  Yeasu's and Icom's because you've told us that
> >your radios won't do satellite work.
> >
> >Sorry if I confused anybody.   Hey, EVERYBODY listen up.  Contrary to what
> >the manual says, those who own the radio will attest that it will work
> >430-450MHz.
> >
> >Alf - W4ADS
> >
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Alan K. Adamson" <ne1h@ne1h.dyndns.org>
> >To: <john.belstner@nokia.com>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> >Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2000 5:50 PM
> >Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] Kenwood TH-D7A
> >
> >
> >> I know what the docs say, and I know what the radio does.  I have one, and
> >> it will tune well below 438!  Will it TX, yup from the factory to 430.00!
> >> Below, well you are on your own to find the mod.
> >>
> >> Hope this helps..... See Alf what you did!
> >>
> >> Alan
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
> >> Behalf Of john.belstner@nokia.com
> >> Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2000 1:25 PM
> >> To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> >> Subject: [amsat-bb] Kenwood TH-D7A
> >>
> >>
> >> I apologize for not paying closer attention the first time, but I recall
> >> some traffic on this list regarding the TH-D7A.  Is there an upgrade
> >package
> >> to allow operation below 438 MHz?  Does anyone have any details regarding
> >> the upgrade that Kenwood has announced?
> >>
> >> Thanks!
> >>
> >> John - WD9DEN
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