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by KC8TMV
Tue Mar 09, 2010 11:54 am
Forum: Modification Maddness
Topic: TS-870 Taking it in the rear
Replies: 5
Views: 16233

I have been using the rear input on the 870 for almost a year now and I am as happy as a hound dog chasn' a possum up a tree, but I can't seem to get the audio level up when trying to use AM. I am guessing this is because you need the mic gain knob to be working to get the carrier modulated (right?,...
by KC8TMV
Sat Jul 18, 2009 9:19 am
Forum: Modification Maddness
Topic: TS870 - C131 Cap Mod
Replies: 13
Views: 30770

#1. Thanks for taking the time to help a newbie. #2. I forgot to mention that between the Ex3200 and the W2IHY iPlus and the 870 I have a MX1604A mixer. The output of the mixer is set to 0 db output and the peak light hits occationaly. I am now wondering if the iPlus box is taking my rack (out of th...
by KC8TMV
Sat Jul 18, 2009 8:32 am
Forum: Modification Maddness
Topic: TS870 - C131 Cap Mod
Replies: 13
Views: 30770

With meun 20 set to 0, my output meter show only 50 watts on peaks, but with no ALC meter movement. If I set it to 1, I peak at 100 watts +/-, but I sometimes peg the ALC meter. For the record, the rack is as follows: Heil PR40 MIC2200 MDX2200 DEQ2496 DSP2024P EX3200 W2IHY iPlus TS-870 (in that orde...
by KC8TMV
Sat Jul 18, 2009 7:32 am
Forum: Modification Maddness
Topic: TS870 - C131 Cap Mod
Replies: 13
Views: 30770

Question about the C131 mod. I just preformed the micro-surgery. From monitoring from another radio, it sounds better. Of course the radio I am monitoring on does not have the great receive that the 870 does, and that is the one I am doing the transmitting on and I can't afford 2 870s! OK, now on to...
by KC8TMV
Tue May 19, 2009 7:04 pm
Forum: The Audion Connection
Topic: Kenwood TS-450 - Voodo Suggestions?
Replies: 2
Views: 9868

Thanks so much for the information. A little depressing as I thought I was getting a pretty good rig, but then again, I was unaware of this whole Voodo world. If anyone is aware of any Voodo that can be done on a Kenwood TS-450 regarding either the possibly of a capacitor cut or any other thoughts o...
by KC8TMV
Tue May 19, 2009 1:07 pm
Forum: The Audion Connection
Topic: Kenwood TS-450 - Voodo Suggestions?
Replies: 2
Views: 9868

Kenwood TS-450 - Voodo Suggestions?

First time poster, short time viewer, I just got a Kenwood TS-450 and then stumbled across this whole new world of Voodo audio. Now you have my attention! I want to take some baby steps into Voodo and would like some suggestions. On my wish list so far in the Heil PR-40. Spoke with Bob Heil in perso...