Maestro mike adaptor

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I found a brand new Kenwood MJ-88 8 Pin Round Microphone to Modular Adapter in the junkbox while waiting for Maestro. The FLEXRADIO FHM-1 seems to be mechanically compatible. Anyone know if this will work with Maestro? TNX -Dave 
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Ernest - W4EG

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Dave,
Just make sure the wires are wire according to the requirement of the Yeasu microphones.
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Dave,  the Kenwood MJ-88 will not work with the MAESTRO.   The pinout for the kenwood is different.  You need a Yaesu type 8-pin pinout.  I have a MJ-88 here in my shack and verified it does not work with the MAESTRO. 

Cal/N3CAL


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TNX Cal. That's the bad news I suspected. Too bad, it's a nice well built adapter.  Oh, well --- back to the junk box it goes.  -Dave
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Dave,
All is not lost .... Here is how to convert that Kenwood mic to use for the Flex.



I am using and it works very well.
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TNX Ernest. Hope u got an invisible antenna up OK and the 6700 is now on the air. -Dave.
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Dave,
I'll never tell!
The 6700 and the Maestro are doing rather well on 20 meter. 
Now working to get other bands in the system.
I also modified the Kenwood MC-60 microphone stand; to hold the Heil mike and I use it for PTT/VOX.
If you like to do the same, I have it documented and I can email it.
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I'll never tell!
I won't either!

I also modified the Kenwood MC-60 microphone stand ... I can email it.
Yes please. I have an MC-50 stand which is probably similar. Email is at QRZ. TNX.
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Dave message is u/w via arrl 

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