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Yaesu VX-8GR, RX below 108 mhz?

hedehede81

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I have a VX-8GR and it is listed as RX 108-999 mhz. Is it possible to mod it RX below 108 mhz like VX-8R? Or is there a hardware limit? Thanks.
 

hedehede81

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Is there a hardware limit? Maybe they just blocked it in software? I'm wondering if we can flash vx-8r firmware to 8gr to unlock all bands.
 

Moleculo

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My guess is that it's a limitation of the receiver. Remember, the VX-8r also has 6m capability, so it's not as big of a stretch to make it RX from 60-100mhz. . The VX-8G does not have 6m.
 

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