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The VX-6E can be easily modified to Transmit as follows:

140-174 MHz. and 420-470 MHz. Keeping the 600 KHz Shift on 2 meters and 7.6 MHz on 70 cm.

  • Remove the Battery

  • Peel the black plastic label out of the battery compartment.

  • There is a row of 8 solder pad jumpers. On the B2 version you will see jumpers at positions 2, 4 and 5. Counting from left to right using a bit of Solder Wick, remove the jumper at position number five.

  • Replace the black plastic label.

  • Replace the battery.

  • With the radio turned OFF Press and hold the MODE + 0 + V/M buttons and turn the radio ON. When the radio comes ON momentarily press the F/W button. See MICROPROCESSOR RESET on Page 85 of the Operations manual.

A word of caution. On some radios depending of the CPU Software, after making the modification you may loose the 1750Hz. Tone Call and or the ARS function.

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