RadioSport head set won't PTT my 6300

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Hi,

When I had a 5000 I bought a Radio Sport head set/boom w M207mic for it and it worked FB.  Have now a 6300 and the pinout's are the same but my headset PTT will not key the radio. Any ideas on this?

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David (AA9G)

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Posted 2 years ago

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Jim Gilliam

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Seems like to me it's a job for an ohmmeter and a jumper. Put a jumper across the pins of the PTT and see if the radio keys. Then put an ohmmeter across the connector on the headset and see if the PTT pins match.


Jim, K6QE

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Steve W6SDM

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I love analog electronics.  :)  Also, check the RCA jack of PTT in the back and make sure that keys the radio.
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Jerry - W2TXB

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If you are plugged into the 8-pin "Foster" connector on the front panel, unplug and re-insert the plug, watching for the position of the plug. The jack is physically a bit loose to allow easy connection, but the plug can, in some cases by inserted with the nothch in the wrong position. Did that a while ago...
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Simon Lewis

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ohh yeah - been there!!!! that causes all sorts of weird results !
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David (AA9G)

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Can someone be a bit more specific about using the jumpers please?  I checked the RCA, it keys the radio. But I'm not sure what the second pin should be. The PTT and ????
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Mike Sonn

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Mike Sonn

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Ground.
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Jim Gilliam

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Can you put an Ohmmeter across pins 5 and 6 of your headset and see if you get a short when you depress the PTT?