There's a 5MHz mod that opens it up completely.

I kind of liked how they locked out everything except the channels but I
guess now i'll have to be a real ham and be careful. ;)

Ryan, N2RJ


On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 9:37 AM, Zack Widup <w9sz.z...@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> Both my TS-440 and TS-850 allow opening up the transmit function to the
> entire shortwave spectrum (1.8 - 30.0 MHz) by removing a diode. I did this
> mod to enable 60 meters on both. Do ICOM radios have this feature?
>
> 73, Zack W9SZ
>
>
>
> On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 8:09 AM, Ryan Jairam <rjai...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> Anyone knows if the radio mfgs will be pubilshing instructions/firmware
>> to add the new channel or open up the radio tune the entire band?
>>
>> IIRC, Icom radios can only tune to the existing channels. Not sure about
>> others.
>>
>> Ryan, N2RJ
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Nov 20, 2011 at 8:14 AM, Crownhaven <crownha...@bellsouth.net>wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> If anyone is interested, 60 meters now allows 100 watts, SSB, CW, PSK-31
>>> and Pactor III.  There is a new channel replacing one that already existed
>>> that was carrying some kind of government data stream since the band's
>>> inception.  This was effective Friday.
>>>
>>> Allowing Pactor III on the band seems to affirm the commission's intent
>>> that the band be used for emergency and disaster comms.
>>>
>>> New channels are:
>>>
>>> 5330.5 5332.0
>>> 5346.5 5348.0
>>> 5357.0 5358.5
>>> 5371.5 5373.0
>>> 5403.5 5405.0
>>>
>>> Dial frequency in left column.
>>>
>>> Steve, N4JQQ
>>>
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