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UBC-3000XLT 30kHz modifcation
The UBC-3000XLT was distributed in two market areas - Europe and Australia.
There was no difference in the two models with the exception that the Australian Model had by default 30kHz step sizes when searching 824.010-849.00MHz and 869.010-895.00MHz. This was/is a step size not used in Europe.
To control the two models for different markets a single Resistor is in line from Pin 81 from the main IC (IC306, UC1704) for the European version of the UBC-3000XLT. On the Australian version this is not used.
You can check which "version" you have by turning the radio on whilst holding down the 2, 9 and keylock keys. On a European version the display will show EUR 1.02 whilst a Australian version will show AUS 1.02
If you have a UBC-3000XLT set for the European market and wish to change it to a Australian version so 30kHz steps are enabled then the following modifcation needs to be done.
You will need a suitable screwdriver and hot, fine tipped soldering iron. Usual disclaimers apply - if you muck things up its your fault !
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Please note this modifcation does not apply/relate to the BC-3000XLT. It WILL NOT restore cellular frequenies to the BC-3000XLT. This model uses a different IC (UC1661).
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