- Remove top cover of radio being careful to remove speaker and battery switch connectors.
- Locate Q1049 number on chip is HD64F2134FA20.. There are 9 solder pads connected to this chip through D1044, D1047, and D1048. On my radio pads 6, 7, and 8 are populated. Number 1 pad would be closer to the rear of the radio.
- Populate pads 1, 2, and 3 with a piece of fine wire or just bridge the gap with solder.
- Reset the radio by pressing and holding "V/M" and "F" buttons while turning on the radio. You will hear a series of beeps.
After mod radio will transceive 1.8-56 MHz, 137-164 MHz, and 420-470 MHz. With this mod it will not transmit between 118 and 137 MHz.