Garbled display on Kenwood TM-241

Repairing a Kenwood TM-241

I purchased a defective Kenwood TM-241 mobile VHF transceiver a while ago. It transmitted and received as it should, but the display was garbled and rendered the radio practically useless. Some times it did not respond to button presses either. Finally, the backup battery was near its end of life. Repairing the unit was not too hard, and once again it works like a charm. Read on and see how I did it.

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