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Motorola ASTRO help

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tyler3328

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I have a motorola astro dashmount mobile. I am having issues getting it to power on. I have correct voltage to power input and to the ignition sense. Still will not power on. Presses the dim button to make sure it sit just dimmed. Still nothing. Have hooked these up many times with no issues. Never had this prob. Any help would be appreciated
 

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ID Number please. Then we will know more about the radio you have.

( the radios actual Model number is listed on the serial tag as ID:)
 

tyler3328

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Kinda what I figured. I'll just tear it apart and use it for parts
 

cmdrwill

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It's broke. It needs to visit a radio technician.

They're not worth much these days on the used market. It would probably cost you less to buy another working unit
than to pay a technician's rates to fix the one you already have.
Most all of us will disagree with you on that. Don't forget you are the one who abandoned your Hi pwr VHF Spectra.
 

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Elroy donated his abandoned Spectra to a non profit Ham group here. It will have a label thanking Elroy for his donation.
 
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