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RE: [Yaesu] FT1000D Firmware 5.84

To: "'Berndt Josef Wulf'" <wulf@ping.net.au>, <yaesu@contesting.com>
Subject: RE: [Yaesu] FT1000D Firmware 5.84
From: "Joe Subich, K4IK" <k4ik@subich.com>
Date: Sun, 19 Sep 2004 08:53:36 -0400
List-post: <mailto:yaesu@contesting.com>
Berndt wrote:

> The firmware, AFAIK, is not a PROM but a MCU chip. It is a 
> surface mounted device and hence not easy to replace with 
> standard tools found in the HAM shack. 

The firmware in the FT-1000(D) is a standard EPROM and is quite 
easily replaced.  One must remove the covers, "fold down" the 
front panel, and remove one shield cover (as I remember).  


   ... Joe, K4IK 

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