[aprssig] D700 microphone cable

David Chesser dchesser55 at comcast.net
Fri Aug 27 11:17:54 EDT 2004

I did this 5 years ago without any problems the radio is mounted above 
my head ini the same compartment as the TV in my custom van.


On Aug 27, 2004, at 7:59 AM, John R. Ackermann N8UR wrote:

> 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 any problems.
> 73,
> John
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