1 Power on
2 set MODE
3 # 21 CWID
4 CWID (on)
5 Push “MODE”
6 Turn DIAL to A,
7 Turn DIAL to H,
8 repeat 6-7, to
type in “AH029M”
9 Push “SET” to get
out of set mode
10 Power off
11 Push HM/RV +
MENU power on
Dial to choose MODE ***
13 Push Funtion/W
14 Power off
15 Power on
enables out of TX band
-Take out the battery.
-Under the battery is a heavy, thick plastic cover with very strong
adhesive. Remove it using an XActo knife or a very small screwdriver
that you can slip under it. This is the same cover you need to lift to
install the Bluetooth option.
-After you get the cover open, it will look like this:
To mod the radio for out of band TX,
locate the only resistor visible on the board, just to the left of the
All you have to do is carefully remove this resistor. I have a fine tip
for my solder station for little work like this:
Make sure you clean off ALL the residual adhesive. Don't try to put back
the cover that you took off, as it will be badly deformed and you will
have lost some of the adhesive. Yaesu gives you several extra covers in
the bottom of the box, so use a new one. This is important to
preserve the waterproof integrity of the radio!
After you put the battery back in, the radio will have reset and you
will lose all of your settings. I'm not sure what the complete range of
TX is yet, but this mod definitely
opened it to TX out of the Amateur
Remember it is Illegal to transmit out
of band. This Modification is for Informational purposes ONLY.
Doing such modifications on your radio may void any warranty and damage
All mods found on this database are offered to me by other amateur radio
hams or captured by Packet system.
KB2LJJ take no responsibility or liability for any damage done
resulting from any modification.
The KB2LJJ takes no responsibility for any damage during the modification or for
any wrong information made on this modification.