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[Yaesu] FT-920 WARNING

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Subject: [Yaesu] FT-920 WARNING
From: n5ql_jim@swbell.net (Jim Clark)
Date: Tue, 01 Jan 2002 22:51:23 -0600
From: "Yaesu Tech Support" 
Sent: Thursday, April 27, 2000 2:56 PM
Subject: FT-920 Modification


We have received many calls regarding the frequency expansion
for the Yaesu FT-920 which is currently posted on your web site. The zip
archive contains an executable file that is meant to "flash" the EPROM
the transceiver to allow the transmitter to operate outside of the

This software will cause irreversible damage the EPROM in US version
transceivers. Replacing this EPROM is quite costly and is not covered
warranty. Unfortunately, many FT-920 owners have found this out the hard

To help prevent additional damage to the ever-growing fleet of FT-920s,
request that this modification information be removed from your site. We
appreciate your assistance, and would be happy to answer any questions
may have in this regard.

Mike Krueger, N6MIK
Technical Support, Amateur Products Division
Yaesu U.S.A.
562-404-2700 Ext. 242

-----Original Message-----
From: yaesu-admin@contesting.com [mailto:yaesu-admin@contesting.com] On
Behalf Of Nate Bargmann
Sent: Tuesday, January 01, 2002 8:21 PM
To: yaesu@contesting.com
Subject: Re: [Yaesu] FT-920

* Ron Lowrance <k4sx@akorn.net> [2002 Jan 01 16:19 -0600]:
> Does anyone have the instructions to access the "hidden" menu on the
FT-920 and the settings within this option?

Been a while since I poked around in there, but here is a link that
might help you out:


Specifically there is a .zip file that has a bit of service menu info as
well as a utility that purports to be able to reprogram the transmit
range settings.  Its URI is:


There is an MS-Word document descrbing the procedure.  (Note!  I have
nothing to do with the software, but have found this site to be about
the most complete collection of radio mods on the 'Net.)

73, de Nate >>

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