RESTORATION OF CELLULAR FREQUENCIES FOR RADIO SHACK PRO-2027
For those that are interested, the following modification will enable uninterrupted
reception of the 806MHz - 960Mhz spectrum. This modification may
be useful to those who use a scanner in conjunction with down converters for
Be advised that this modification enables portions of the 800 Mhz band that
is illegal to monitor under United States Federal law.
With the advertisements out of the way here's how its done.
1. Unplug unit.
2. Remove bottom panel ( 4 screws )
3. Locate diode D35 located behind the enter key. This is a
surface mounted component that resembles a tiny black square.
4. Unsolder D35. I prefer to unsolder one leg so that the original
functionality can be restored for resale. This can be done by gently prying up the
component with a pin or tweezers while touching one leg with a
soldering iron. Don't apply too much heat a 15 - 20 watt soldering iron is more than
5. Button it up and turn it on. No reset is needed.