W5AJ TS850 Roofing Filter

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TS850 Roofing Filter

This is the starting point, find your glasses and magnifying glass for this project, you'll need them


the completed TMP cables are seen on top of the rig


wonder if these are available someplace already soldered on?


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Inside the cover before the modification
RF sheild removed


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Cable locations before disconnecting


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RF board flipped over for modification


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Two micro parts removed and TMP cables soldered on
Color coded the J2 connector


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Board back in place, added tie wrap near back which will be under the shield
The red positive wire is added
note roofing filter on top of tape


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The roofing filter in place




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tie wrap added to loose wires that pass over roofing filter
your mileage will vary on how much slack is in these wires

color coded TMP connector in the J2 plug


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A nice item on the 850 - can quickly add/remove 8mhz and 455khz filters
if your at a hamfest can see what filters are installed


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Reading the instructions days before beginning


Note the revision number on your instructions

I found getting a good color printout on the pictures in the instructions helps



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Here's picture of same TS850 at V26P
During the contest 5629 qso's were made on the 850
#1 world 2003 LP ARRL SSB DX
73 W5AJ


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