Took apart one of these at https://www.freegeektwincities.org on Saturday. Forgot to take a picture but the leather handle was in nearly perfect condition. Only thing really yellow was the keyboard. The CRT looked great! The young folks working said it “looked like fallout” yeah it does! Only better!
Requested a /32 in 44/8, set up a RX-only IGate, soldered the Easy Digi together. RX is working well, but I can’t for the life of me get TX to work with this Baofeng. Tried serial, tried VOX, just going to have to double check everything again in the morning. I was able to verify data fart noises when I plugged the audio out cable into a speaker so wtf