When I sucked to solder off I broke that connection. We were constantly working on them and I remember once deciding to wick the solder off of a couple of CMOS ICs and resolder them to fix an intermittent. My next move was partly intuitive. Don’t buy this thing, it’s a real loser. It is software which finds, downloads and istalls the correct driver for you – automatically. Posted on Dec 23, The previous owner correctly diagnosed faulty electrolytic capacitors in the PLL compartment, affecting alignment and causing phantom signals to appear.

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One board, I think lihhtwave PLL board, was flexed so hard that the copper traces developed micro tears which opened the circuits. Lightwave Camera Driver Update Utility.

Ask a Question Usually answered in minutes! I think if you want to go old and ligbtwave in a 2 meter SSB radio you are MUCH better off with a Kenwood or a Yaesuthey go for about the same money and if they work they usually stay that way.

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How can this lithtwave resolved. The Driver Update Utility for Lightwave will back up your current drivers for you. The internally generated FM appears on the scope output when transmitting. Posted on Mar 24, The PA board was also a poor design, and the heat generated relative to its rated output was very inappropriate and excessive.


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I haven’t owned one of these in years. I noticed at least one modification had been done to the IC in years past.

I just couldn’t spend any more time soldering and re-soldering this radio as I wanted to operate it for a change. There is no risk of installing the wrong driver.

Tell us some more! Additionally, I was able to switch modes with the ‘ VFO switch to record signals on the repeater lightwzve frequency.

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Ended up trading the unit on another 2 M all mode unit. Even the alignment was perfect and there were no phantom signals on receive. It is possible that your Camera driver is not compatible with the newer version of Windows. Otherwise, buy something newer Or, you can click the Update Drivers button at the bottom to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out-of-date on your system.

I use the stock ICOM hand mic. Posted on Dec 23, Your answer needs to include more details to help people. Download the Driver Update Utility for Lightwave.

If lighting comes up, I disconnect the antenna and screw in one of those Japanese-made Radio Shack dummy loads. While it only has about 10 watts of output, plenty for repeater use it is plenty to drive an amp. Reviews Summary for Icom IC There is some cycle hum in the receive audio. We will find it for you. The max point reward for answering a question is I’ve solicited reports and have yet to receive a report of hum on my transmitted signal. Pretty poor show for ICOM.


The Driver Update Utility downloads and installs your drivers quickly and easily. It would start as partial segments on the LED readouts along 121 jumpy and random tuning, then eventually lead to the PLL just ligtwave stupid and the rig was a brick. I was beginning to wonder what the previous owner was talking about, but as the days and weeks went by I noticed the problems he referred to, and then some.

I had done my research and learned about ICOM’s use of double-side PC boards using staked nickel bushings in lieu of plated through-holes to connect top and bottom of the circuit boards.

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