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Armoloq TPA-BH5

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Only the components specified in the Package Description section are included.

Optional packages shown in the above photos are available under the Optional Packages and Components tab.

The MBS-1280 is compatible with the TPA-BH5 and requires spacers for installation.  Additional information and pricing will be updated once the MBS-1280's are back in stock on the 8th of March.


* Digirig users- You will not need the Data Relocation Package if you're running the DigiRig affixed to your TPA.  The suggested installation is to utilize the appropriate cabling offered from DigiRig for your radio and dress the excess cable into the open area at the rear of the TPA.

*The Yaesu CT-164 data cable will be required for use with the Data Relocation Package.


Fits the following radio-

Yaeus FTM-500DR


Package Description

Base package includes the following-

TPA-BH5, 2 piece protective mounting frame

TPA SLO aluminum spacers x2- *the spacers are required on each side to offset the TPA due to the over sized control head of the FTM-500; the TPA cannot be installed without these spacers.

M2.6-0.45 x 8mm socket head screws- 8, these mounting screws are the appropriate length to avoid damaging the radio's internals.  Not to be installed without the supplied SLO spacers.

M4-0.7 x 10mm socket head screws- 4, these mounting screws are used to affix the TPA to the SLO spacers


RF PnP Package, PL-TNC/RA

This package includes the following components-

PL-259 right angle to TNC female bulkhead, terminated to RG58C/U- 1ft

TNC male to BNC female adapter- 1

Relocation mount with hardware- 1


The TPA is a 2 piece frame that is secured to the radio's side chassis mounts.  The frame is CNC laser cut from 5052 aluminum and powder coated with a matte black finish.  The TPA provides protection to the radio body and control head with a wrap around design while allowing access to all controls.

Installation sequence-

1. Mount the SLO aluminum spacers with the supplied M2.6-0.45 x 8mm socket head screws

2. Affix the TPA protective mounting frame with the supplied M4-0.7 x 10mm socket head screws




5052 aluminum, 1/8"

Finish- powder coat, matte black

SLO Spacers

6061 aluminum

Finish- bare, machined finish


Length - 10.500 in

Radio Body Depth  - 2.750 in 

Radio Control Head Depth - 3.125 in

Width- 7.000 in

Weight - 1.020 lbs

Relocation Mounts are 1 inch in depth and will add an additional 1-2 inches to overall depth, depending on placement.