[aprssig] D700 microphone cable
dchesser55 at comcast.net
Fri Aug 27 10:17:54 CDT 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.
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