It is a common misunderstanding that there should be an audio cable included with the TX-500, it is not. Instead the TX-500 includes a GX12-7 connector for you to make
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When possible Pileup will perform the modification allowing for transmit outside amateur radio bands upon request. Different manufacturers have different policys regarding unlocking their radios, and some radios are not