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Another MMR40 fix

When I initially constructed the MMR40, I was going to use the original case.  So I put the band range switch on the bottom of the board to accomodate that.  Well with switching to the new case, I decided that I needed to move the switch to the front panel.  This had an unfortunate side […]

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Some MMR40 Fixes

While I was working on assembling the MMR40 into its chassis, I ran across a couple of problems. After I hooked up the antenna connector jumper from the SO-239 on the back of the chassis to the BNC connector on the board, I did a quick check of power out.  What’s this??? No Power?? How […]

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MMR40 Chassis Work (Con’t)

I was able to get a little more chassis work done on the MMR-40. Here is what the faceplate looks like now.  I’m still debating on whether to put in a jack for headphones on the front.  This will end up with a laminated photo overlay for a nice looking finish.

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MMR-40 Front Panel

Here are just a couple more pictures I had in the camera of the MMR-40 Box Up… The plan is to put a piece of red acetate over the display, then the front panel image over the whole thing.  That should cover up any rough edges in the hole I cut out for the display. […]

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Boxing up the MMR-40 – Part 2

Once the faceplate was started, I went on fitting it to the front of the radio. It’s a little short on the sides, as the CB face was just a little longer than 6″, and I didn’t want to waste a bigger piece of pc board on this.  It will look fine in the end…

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