Yaesu FT-990 extender boards

Discussion in 'Radio Circuits, Repair & Performance' started by WD8BWW, Nov 18, 2017.

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  1. WA8P

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    Need to resurrect this thread as I am also in need of the extender boards.

    Thanks de Mike
     
  2. K1MMI

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    Mike, I'd suggest joining the Groups.io ft990 user group. In the files area is a file "GeneralTroubleshootingB.rtf" that provides a lot of helpful information for troubleshooting an FT-990.

    If you describe the problem you are having on the ft990 group, it may turn out the problem is not on a plug in board but on a mounted board. Even if the problem is on a plug in board there are ways to troubleshoot and many people have successfully repaired a 990 without extender cards.
    Ed
     
  3. WD8BWW

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    since I started this thread three years ago, I have sill yet to find a set. I even went to the houses that custom make test cards. The connectors are the issue "unobtainium". I agree that there are ways for a hobbyist. by trial and error guidance, to make a repair. Possibly to get a radio working. BUT the issue is alignment after repair. The hunt continues.
     

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