Great info John! Is it accurate for both 565 and 566?
On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 4:05 PM, John Henry <email@example.com> wrote:
> I sent Rick an email on how to do this.
> Basically cable #2 on the rear panel board is a place to tap the main
> antenna on the receive path only, and cable #1 on the rear panel is a place
> to tap the the sub receiver antenna.
> The "left most" TMP on the rear panel board is connected to the SPARE RCA
> jack on the back panel for customer usage. So that makes an easy way to get
> the main or sub receive antenna to something outside. However, getting it
> back in, we don't have another spare, but you can "sneak" a wire through
> the connection for the band data blocks, then place it back on the cable #2
> for the main receiver.
> (Left most means I'm looking at the rig, front panel facing me, top
> removed, looking at quadrant area where the sub receiver is, next to back
> panel, on the right)
> Note: (all lawyers in here probably knew this was coming..)
> As a TenTec employee, I can't advocate doing this though. Whereas I
> understand the need, I do want to voice the concern that user mods may
> result in the transceiver not meeting stated performance specs, and it can
> bring consequential damage to the rig. Receive may get RF in through the
> added lines that take the main receiver out of the rig, etc., etc. TenTec
> assumes no liability in any such user performed mods, nor any claim to
> maintaining performance nor whether FCC measurements are still valid. Need
> to state that since if someone does this and receiver performance degrades,
> it was not a recommended practice from TenTec. So, user beware.
> Hope that last part is understood. But have fun though.
> John Henry
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