Recived My Heat Sink Kit Today

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I registered when Flex 1st posted a link to receive a kit if your radio was in the update. I didn't contact Flex again and today a package came in the US mail. It was my kit, I installed per directions and everything went well. From a 1-10 in difficulty it was around a 5. BTW my heat sink in my 6400M was ready to fall off it was tilted to one side and very easily to remove. The biggest point of difficulty too me was getting the board plugged back into the motherboard and getting the screw back into the stand off. Plenty of light shinning into the radio for these old eyes was needed.
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Doug

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Posted 3 months ago

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KF4HR

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Are the 6600's involved with this heat sink retrofit too?
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Steven Linley

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Yes
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Cal Spreitzer

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yes,  the 6600 has two boards and two heat sinks.
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Alan W4FBI

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Your 6600 is only effected if it shipped before April 12, 2018...(according to the
FRS email)
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Steven Linley

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Received my Heat Sink kit today.
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Gerald - K5SDR, Employee

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All currently requested kits have shipped as of today.
Gerald
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David Holmgren

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I just bought my 6400M at Hamvention 2018 and I hope this mod has been performed to it.  Is there some list of affected serial numbers?  David K9RUF
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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David Holmgren

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Thanks Tim.  Couldn't find this document.  I kind of thought the mod was done but wanted to make sure.  David K9RUF
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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You're welcome!