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Re: FT-736R quick fix



I also have a FT-736 with the same problem that you describe. However,
hooking it to an 12vdc did nothing for the problem, so it's in for repair to
RT Systems.
McCoy--N5YAV mphill@tsixroads.com

-----Original Message-----
From: SSneidar@aol.com <SSneidar@aol.com>
To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Date: Monday, August 02, 1999 4:58 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] FT-736R quick fix


>Over a couple of years now, I have read with interest the problems people
>have had with the Yaesu 736R power supplies and their fixes.
>
>Recently when my 2 meter audio appeared throughout the 70 cm band, I
>suspected the power supply. A friend substituted an external  P/S for the
>internal one and the problem went away. Yaesu doesn't repair the power
supply
>but will sell you a new one for $200. Excuse me!
>
>Hooked the unit to my Astron SS-30M  being used for my FT570D HF rig and it
>works just fine. In fact I can run both simultaneously and each does not
>interfere with the other.
>
>Presto - no more 736R power supply concerns. (I bet Astron and others fix
the
>Astron P/S's)
>
>Comments?
>
>73's     sid sneidar   ah6hh@arrl.net
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