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XTS3000 antenna jack replacement

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VSP5151
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XTS3000 antenna jack replacement

Postby VSP5151 » Fri Sep 11, 2015 11:19 pm

Is it possible to replace an XTS3000 antenna jack? I have a broken center pin. I have the 236 page detailed service pdf but I can't find the jack there. I see a coaxial cable near the same area and I see the jack on the PC board where the antenna connector plugs in. It appears the antenna jack is pressed into the metal housing and secured with a pin. Another thought is to replace the jack with a BNC jack of the Motorola part is not available or is not possible to replace. I am using this for amateur use, not commercial. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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Re: XTS3000 antenna jack replacement

Postby MTS2000des » Sat Sep 12, 2015 9:12 am

You replace the rear chassis, which includes the jack.
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Re: XTS3000 antenna jack replacement

Postby VSP5151 » Mon Sep 14, 2015 4:03 am

Thanks for the information. I have a detailed service manual on the XTS3000 pdf file and did a search for rear chassis, chassis but didn't find a part number. Do you have the part number and a rough idea of the cost? Or is it better buying parts from e-bay ie defective radios, frame parts. And would a 800 mhz frame work on a VHF 144MHz radio? I ordered a frame from e-bay and when I get it, I am considering removing the locking pin and trying to remove the antenna jack which is pressed into the frame. Have you tried this or is this a very bad idea. Thanks again for your help.


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