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XTS 5000 RF Adapter and XTVA Amplification

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bReed11091

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I bought an RF adapter on eBay and also noticed there was an RF adapter tool. Do I need the tool to attach the adapter to the radio? What is the tool used for? The adapter hasn't arrived yet so I don't know exactly how it hooks up.

I would also like to buy a VHF amplifier for use with my XTVA and wondered if anyone had suggestions. I would like to get 50w or more out of my XTS 5k.
 

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The tool is an extra thin wrench. You can probably get by with some small needle nose pliers.
 

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You can find the amps on Ebay. Motorola had the silver small ones with the fins on the top. They were in use for the saber SVA's but they are band specific. 136-150 or 150.8 -174 they were 5w in 45 out . TPL makes the current ones that are larger and black. They cover 136-174 I believe they come in all different outputs. They are pricey...

http://www.tplcom.com/media/units/mobilepage.pdf
 
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