Subject: Icom IC-X2A Mods.
I would like this posted in the Icom Modifications. I have tried
these mods and they seem to function. I do not recommend that anyone
try these mods. If they do they do it at their own risk.
Modification Instructions for the IC-X2A Handheld
Cross Band Repeat Function for the ICOM IC-X2A.
You can use the same function set up as for the IC-W2A. The cross band
repearter function works the same.
To access the cross-band repeat function, first perform the extended
receive mod by holding down the "Light","B","#" keys while turning on the
This is less of a mod than it is a function. To expand the receiver
frequency range of the new Icom IC-X2A to 322.00-513.00,
and 800.000-1310.000, do the following:
o Hold down the Light, B, and # keys while turning the power on.
That's actually a four button sequence, since power on is controlled
by a keypad button.
select the 400 MHZ band as MAIN
Press F (above the PTT button) and SET (the 8 button)
then using the ^/SCAN button make the lower right symbol of the band say PL
rotate the right knob to set the display to 1,10, or 100 as desired
1 sets entry to single digits only
10 sets entry to 10's and single digits
100 sets entry to all digits
Now - repeat the above for the UHF band - Note It WILL NOT work unless you do
it for BOTH bands.
Marwynne Kuhn WB5PWG
the mods-i-k file section.