Originally Posted by Red_Chili
I ordered a replacement part RA0539800 "SUB PANEL" from Yaesu directly. This is the panel on the front of the radio itself, that the face plate snaps into.
I didn't use the sub panel at all. I put some heavy-duty velcro on the back of the faceplate and mounted it to my console for a slimmer fit. I thought it looked better. And if needed, it is still very easy to remove for security purposes.
The sub panel is still in the front of my radio.