VX-7R-Yaesu amateur walkie talkie mods and info

Yaesu VX-7R

Quick hints…
F + pwron = clone
4 + band + vm + pwron (then F) = reset
band + vm + pwron (then F) = set mode reset
vm + pwron = display test (turn knob)
band + pwron = toggle between “normal” mode & “memory only” mode
internet + pwron = unknown toggle that displays a “U” on the upper left of the power-on splash screen
monf + hmrv + internet key + pwron = seems to be an undocumented way to enter reset mode

VX7R jumper settings-found behind battery (behind plastic cover under battery)
Jumper 1,2,3,4,6,7,8 unset + Jumper 5 set = TX/RX only in US ham bands
all Jumpers unset = Euro freeband mode
all Jumpers unset except for 3 = Euro freeband mode
Jumpers 2,4,5,7 set = Euro stock mode (50-52mhz rx, 144-146 tx/rx, 430-440 tx/rx)

Yaesu VX-7R alignment

Alignment:For this to work, power up the radio. After its powered up hold down the “Main” key so it shows just
the VHF VFO on the display. This will not work if both VFO’s are showing on the display !

Once this is done, power down the radio, then:
Hold down MONI/F + INTERNET + 0 then press the power button.
V/M to change
Press MONI/F to select power & deviation levels for low-end and high-end of the band
Pres F HM/RV to save changes and exit

Default values:               50   52   54  144  145  148  220  222  225  430  435  440

PLL REF                                                          123
HIS SQL               0              0              0              0
THLD SQL            170            172            172            160
TIGH SQL            108            138            138             78
S1 LEVEL (NFM)       36             32             32             50
S9 LEVEL (NFM)       72             68             68             84
S1 LEVEL (WFM)       60             58             58             72
S9 LEVEL (WFM)       82             80             80             94
HI POWER       147       145  145       147  145       147  203       206
L3 POWER       113       112  114       116  114       116  154       155
L2 POWER        82        83   88        89   72        72  113       113
L1 POWER        52        52   56        56   57        59   59        60
MAX DEV        113       113   81        72   41        37   41        38
TN 67.0         45        54   57        56   10        12   89        88
TN 123.0                                                     40        47
TN 151.4                       16        16   19        19
TN 167.9        11        16
TN 254.1         8        11   13        14   22        22   22        19
DCS DEV         40        29   12        11   11        10    6         5
LCD TC V                   2              2         2                   2
LCD IREG                   4              4         4                   4

Deviation settings 

MAX DEV (6m): 81=3.5kc  100=4kc  105=4.5kc
MAX DEV (2m): 81=4.5kc
MAX DEV (220): 39=4kc  42=3.5kc  45=4.2kc  46=4.3kc  47=4.5kc
MAX DEV (440): 38=3.5kc  50=5kc  47=4.2kc  49=4.5kc