Opening the hand held reveals the display with easy access. Make sure that the power supply is putting out 13. If it has blown, it likely took the the trace out inside the radio. You can read all about this unit by clicking here. While finding a vintage piece of equipment in pristine condition yields a lot of pride in ownership. But it wasn't always that easy or convenient and in the beginning not very reliable to use. Yaesu Early Handheld Radios Presented by Fox Tango Intl.
If it is not shown in the photos, it is not included in the sale. However, we ask that before opening a return, you follow some simple steps:Read the entire description. See if you can find a fixer upper. This was the original walkie-talkie, also called handy-talkie. Advanced notice is appreciated, and we can be reached at 1-866-988-0073. If upon receiving your item, you have questions or feel that it is not as described, please contact us before initiating a return.
They will likely just swap a board out, but that will be less expensive than having someone spending 10 hours trying to find the problem and repairing it. If you have any questions regarding what is included, or any type of question regarding the item being sold, please feel free to ask. The old saying, they don't build them like they use to applies! If the problem goes away when the mic is unplugged, then get a new microphone. Answered on Jan 12, 2019 In the case of your radio, this answer is incorrect if you are getting them after digital transmissions. All information on this website is supplied free of charge, in good faith and without warranty. Since the radio is so old, we would assume that the battery pack may need replacing.
However production of these units was not exclusively directed to the amateur radio market and were very costly. It wasn't until 1979 that we saw Yaesu's first entry in what would become a very long list of hand held transceivers that would follow. The unit features an elliptical type speaker for high quality voice reproduction. If you were upgrading the firmware inside the radio when it happened, then the radio is likely non-repairable. If you were unfortunate enough to hook the power leads up backwards, then a trace may be blown off the circuit board internal to the radio. All the downloadable content on this website has been scanned thoroughly for viruses. If you are buying multiple items, we can use this option to combine shipping for a reduced cost.
This Website contains a compilation of information already available elsewhere on the internet and therefore considered to be in the public domain. You can find our contact info by clicking here. Then later with the introduction of solid state technology introduced in 1948 in the form of the Bi-polar transistor, thing were only going to get smaller and lighter in weight. Radio repairs these days have come down to board swapping because the parts are so tiny that humans have a hard time replacing and in some cases, seeing the parts. If you want to operate an appliance, then go out and get a coffee pot! Many can still be found working this day working as good as they day when they were new.
Failure to set the display on correctly will result in a distorted display or partial numeric display showing. A fine handheld transceiver at that, but still quite large in comparison to 21st century technology. The two way solid state is an integral part of the unit. I know, as I work in a radio shop, and if it isn't something real simple, all we can do is do a board swap. And no doubt that meant a quality product at an economical price for the end user.
Aside from some dirt and an engraving on the bottom it looks very nice! I don't recommend that you try repairing this yourself as there are essentially no user serviceable parts in radios these days. We have 90 Yaesu Diagrams, Schematics or Service Manuals to choose from, all free to download! We have been selling ham radio equipment, high fidelity audio and tubes for over ten years! Manual Type: Service and User Manual Pages: 37 Size: 2. This includes items such as original packaging, manuals, accessories, etc. Two power cords are provided with the. Please see the photos below for more details. In this mode the draws only 0. Ask any questions you might have before bidding or buying an item.
Service manuals are all over the club web site and can be found just about anyplace on the Internet. I Wonder what ever happen to this guy? Transmit power is 3 watts on high power and 300 mili-watts on low power. Luckily however the display is still available Yaesu part G6090021 A good technician can change one out in relatively short order! In January of 1980 they were in short supply due to the extraordinary demand which was built up between the time the unit was first announced and its first appearance on the local amateur market. And Yaesu was there to fill that need for the amateur market, building the latest modern technology had to offer at a reasonable cost that most any radio amateur could afford. These manuals are for personal use only. These documentations are only intended for qualified technicians who are aware of the respective safety regulations.