>> Someone told me that it was a pretty simple task
>> to swap out a new head but a nightmare to replace
>> the LCD-only, even if Yaesu still carried them,
>> which they do not.
> Replacing the LCD isn't for the faint of heart. Plated-
> through holes, really tight SMT placement, etc., but it
> is doable. Even changing the bulbs for the display can
> be a challenge without a desoldering station :-)
> I presume you got ahold of Yaesu to see if indeed it
> is NOT available? That really sucks to not be able to
> repair such a fine rig.
> Tedd Doda, VE3TJD
Yes, it was Yaesu who said the LCD is no longer available.
They also quoted me $130.+ for the head which is a lot
for a rig this old, even though it is a versatile rig.
Thanks! & 73,
... somewhere in FL
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