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  1. sonoma

    E/R switch in a T-UG8 stand??

    E is for electronic switching radios R is for a relay switching radio.
  2. sonoma


    it has been years since I have worked on a 148 radio but I am thinking they marked the TP wrong. look at can L30 or L31 and see if there is a resister by one of the cans marked R10. should also have marked TP17 at that location. see if they marked that one location wrong. the top of the resister...
  3. sonoma

    Uniden Bearcat 980 SSB NPC or swing mod help

    here is the mod I was telling you about. https://www.ebay.com/itm/SUPER-MOD-BEARCAT-980SSB-UNIDEN-BEARCAT-980SSB-NEW-AND-OLD-VERSION/303524479234?epid=2299361543&hash=item46ab780102:g:yeIAAOSwX6JdCplZ
  4. sonoma

    Uniden Bearcat 980 SSB NPC or swing mod help

    there is a guy by the name of chuck that sells a pretty impressive mod for the 980. at least it looks good on his videos.
  5. sonoma

    TRC-453 Realistic

    here is a clear schematic. you just have to blow it up to make it large enough to read. https://web.archive.org/web/20171115221232/http://www.cbtricks.com/radios/realistic/trc_453/graphics/realistic_trc_453_sm_pg44_45_sch.pdf
  6. sonoma

    PC-122 Troubleshooting

    I have several of this version radios and any of them that set for a year or longer do not want to work when I hook them up. every time I find some solder joints that have gone bad. after going over the solder joints in the PLL, VCO and crystal areas the radios come back to life. I have...
  7. sonoma

    Galaxy DX-2547 clarifier mod help?

    either one will work. just which one looks to be the easiest one for you to do.
  8. sonoma

    Galaxy DX-2547 clarifier mod help?

    there is 2 versions and here is a link to one of them. look to the left of the page and it shows the 2nd version. https://web.archive.org/web/20161123150232/http://cbtricks.com/radios/galaxy/dx2547/dx2547_clarifier_mod_met1.htm
  9. sonoma


    I have one counter that will act up like yours on certain radios. I put about a 68pf cap on the center lead of the probe and in most cases it will start reading as it should. some times I have to play with the cap as far as what pf it is. 30 to 80 or even 100pf have worked for me. I have a...
  10. sonoma

    Need service manual Johnson Messenger 1 White Face

    must be some thing with your computer. I can open the manuals just fine.
  11. sonoma

    Looking for Realistic TRC-482 service manual

    cb tricks does not even have it. contact realistic and see if they have it.
  12. sonoma


    https://web.archive.org/web/20180808010933/http://cbtricks.com/ i have been able to get on cbtricks with this link.
  13. sonoma

    Need service manual Johnson Messenger 1 White Face

    look here and see what you can find https://web.archive.org/web/20180816200108/http://www.cbtricks.com/radios/ef_johnson/index.htm
  14. sonoma

    Connex CX3300HP Peak and Tune

    WOW guys. this original post was from June 5th 2012. do not even know if 007 is still on here. . he originally posted this 8 years ago. good luck on getting him to respond back now
  15. sonoma


    BigLou what state do you live in. it may cost 35.00 just to ship one if you live too far away from some one.
  16. sonoma

    Teaberry stalker 2 40 ch. Help

    I have the manual you are looking for but will have to find it in all my files. it is a pdf version. the original manual was very faded and Rick from Euro Radio rewrote it for me so it looked nice and neat. it will take a day or two to hunt it down. PM me your email address and I will send it...
  17. sonoma

    Realistic TRC-449 clearifier relock. Problem.

    check what Handy Andy mentioned. you may have a 11.3258 crystal in it also. did not see where you mentioned that. if it is a 11.3258 pin 19 needs to be left unsoldered. I ran into that on a radio I did a few years ago.
  18. sonoma

    Trc 449 no transmit

    does the relay key when you push the mic key. at least that is what I am getting is the relay does not switch when the mic is keyed.
  19. sonoma

    Trc 449 no transmit

    try checking parts around the relay. some I have had a problem with causing problems. R111, D24, C103, D28, R112 which is a 1 watt resister. I have had some of these short causing problems. even some on the right side of the relay also. the parts I listed are on the front side of the relay.
  20. sonoma

    Uniden Madison Swing Mod

    thank you exit 13 and Audioshockwave for pinning it to the top. I never knew you called it an asymetric mod. I forgot about this post since it was back in 2014 you posted it.. just set here and reread it from start to finish so I would know what was totally in it. thanks