[aprssig] D700 microphone cable
John R. Ackermann N8UR
jra at febo.com
Fri Aug 27 08:59:27 EDT 2004
Chuck Gooden wrote:
> I don't like having the microphone on the Kenwood D700 attached
> to the base unit. I am considering using a CAT5 network cable and
> an RJ45 line coupler to mount the microphone up on the dash. Has
> anyone done this? Were there any problems?
> Is the connector on the microphone for the D700 an RJ45
> connector? Will ferrite cores be necessary on each end?
I did mine a couple of months ago that way. My recollection, though, is
that I had to wire a straight-through cable rather than using a standard
Cat 5 patch cable. I didn't bother with ferrites and haven't noticed
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