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PostSubject: President McKinley EU 'Hidden RU Mode'   President McKinley EU 'Hidden RU Mode' Icon_minitimeThu Aug 29, 2019 2:32 pm



I've found a 'hidden RU mode' on my UNMODIFIED President McKinley EU - It shows that there may be some hidden goodies in this radio just waiting to be found.....


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https://delboyonline.blogspot.com/2019/08/president-mckinley-eu-hidden-ru-mode.html?spref=tw

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PostSubject: Re: President McKinley EU 'Hidden RU Mode'   President McKinley EU 'Hidden RU Mode' Icon_minitimeWed Aug 12, 2020 9:34 am

Hi 👋🏻
Does this do anything exceptional then ??

Just wondered what I’m missing!😆
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PostSubject: Re: President McKinley EU 'Hidden RU Mode'   President McKinley EU 'Hidden RU Mode' Icon_minitimeWed Aug 12, 2020 6:52 pm

Tristar wrote:
Hi 👋🏻
Does this do anything exceptional then ??

Just wondered what I’m missing!😆

Basically the same as export mode but without the wire cutting and jumper moving. In the service manual there are separate pots to adjust for setting the power levels for RU mode, the same as you adjust for the high power settings for export mode.

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PostSubject: Re: President McKinley EU 'Hidden RU Mode'   President McKinley EU 'Hidden RU Mode' Icon_minitimeWed Aug 12, 2020 9:09 pm

Blimey!
It’s amazing what you find out about these new rigs. 

Thanks for that quick reply!👍
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PostSubject: Re: President McKinley EU 'Hidden RU Mode'   President McKinley EU 'Hidden RU Mode' Icon_minitimeSat Aug 15, 2020 3:12 pm

Mind you what I haven't been able to find out is what the magic key presses are to enable RU mode.

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PostSubject: Re: President McKinley EU 'Hidden RU Mode'   President McKinley EU 'Hidden RU Mode' Icon_minitimeWed Aug 26, 2020 10:44 pm

Northern Crusader wrote:
Mind you what I haven't been able to find out is what the magic key presses are to enable RU mode.

Took about 5 mins to find it but doesn't really do much, the radio appears to be stuck on mid band only.

I still think there's a full engineering menu hidden in there somewhere.....

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