Cobra 45WX, 46WX, Handheld Mods

Cobra 45 wx

cobra 45 mod

Cobra 45WX, 45WXST, 46WX, 46WXST Handheld Extra Channels

1.Remove the Battery Pack and the Antenna.
2.Remove the screws from the back of the radio,and from wrist strap.
3.Remove the screws from where the battery is connected.
NOTE: There is a spring loaded tab by the battery connector.
4.Remove the TAB and the Spring.
5.Hold the backside of the radioand pull the front off.
6.Locate the area on the PC board where you are going to make a small jumper.
7.After the jumper is made you will need to reset the radio by shorting out C-506.
8.Put the radio back together.

Try to make sure you dont have any extra screws when you are done.

By the way, this modifiaction will give you 3 bands, Low (26.515), Mid (FCC, normal band, 26.965-27.405), and High (26.415-27.855)

This info was sent to me by Jay:

Cobra HH45WX FM Mode!

I was playing around with my 45WX, and found that if you jump the two pads below the Extra Channel pads, the radio works in FM.
The cap has to be shorted to activate this.
There are two other sets of pads (all need to have the green protectant scraped off) that don't seem to do anything when jumped.
One note: You can have FM and extra channels enabled, but, you are limited to channels 1-80, and some channels are AM, most are FM, strange.

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