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ICOM F70 F80 remove housing

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Anyone know how to take apart the radio? Firstly I want to remove th scrambler board, see what the p25 board looks like and also clean the internal speaker if it even needs cleaning. I am able to remove all screws that I can see on back plus the 2 awkward ones by the battery terminals. The back shielding still doesn't come off unless there is more screws I need to remove.

This is something that has been at the back of my mind for a while and want to rest the thought of just how to remove it to get to the inside. Motorola portables are easy to take apart and replace parts. This icom is China logic? Aka complicated!

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If i remember correctly there are nuts under both knobs and antenna mount that need removed also. I had special tool to do this at the shop.
 

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If i remember correctly there are nuts under both knobs and antenna mount that need removed also. I had special tool to do this at the shop.
So only the belt clip screw and antenna connector nut needed to be removed. The top piece then slides up and off then two more screws and then the case can be removed. It was actually very easy to do. The two middle large screws suck and are on odd pitched Philips head. Ended up messing one up so need to find replacements.

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