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MasterPo

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Hi all have a kg-uv8d and it won't turn on, can't even connect to computer because of no power wont see radio, any ideas on how to get back up and running


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Make sure the battery is charged up. Clean the battery contacts. If this doesn't fix it then the switch would be my next suspect.
 

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Hi all have a kg-uv8d and it won't turn on, can't even connect to computer because of no power wont see radio, any ideas on how to get back up and running


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They're cheap radios, if nothing else just buy another. 73, n9zas
 

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true, labor will be at least $75 per hour, plus parts, plus shipping costs to the repair depot. New uv8's are about $100, with two batteries. Maybe that would be the best thing, though its hard to throw away what was a good working unit yesterday.
 

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They're cheap radios, if nothing else just buy another. 73, n9zas
I totally agree. When these radios hit the market, hams just raved about how they were "throw away radios".

Well..throw it away :)
 
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