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Kenwood TS-700S

Discussion in 'Ham Equipment' started by eggman1989, Feb 24, 2012.

  1. eggman1989

    eggman1989 W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    I just got one of these. And was wondering if anyone has used the Mutek board in it?I have read where the mutek board worked wonders for some Icom radios. Can u still get the Mutek boards? Are they worth looking in it? And is there anything else I should know about this radio or mods for it? Thanks



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  2. WA8ZYT

    WA8ZYT North Florida

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    I used to have a TS-700A and I installed an ARR gasFet preamp into it. It really made the receiver come alive! That is the route I would take. I do not know what the difference is between the A and S versions. It was fairly easy to install in the A.

    I have an Icom 251A, which Mutek made a front end board for. I procured mine recently and it has a really hot receiver, I have not looked inside to see if it has a preamp or Mutek board inside. PO did not mention it.
     
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