Modifications for the Yaesu VX-5R

VX-5R expanded TX/RX Mod

1. disconnect the antenna and ni-cad battery
2. remove the sticker that cover the optional barometric pressure meter and remove the meter if installed
3. you will notice that there are 8 jumpers, for the USA version jumpers 5,6, and 7 are bridged together and for the UK version jumpers 4,5,6,and 7 are bridged together.
4. using a 15-20watt soldering iron remove all the jumpers except number 6 (this work for the UK and USA version)
5. you can now transmitt from:
48-65.995
119-221.995
305-579.995 Mhz
 
with compliments
 
Richard


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