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Re: Murata Filters...now cleaners



I've had really good luck at RF frequencies with a mixture of denatured
alcohol and isopropanol. I mix half and half. I clean everything with it.

Pieter


----- Original Message -----
From: "Douglas Cole" <n7bfs@qwest.net>
To: "Kenneth Shutt" <k5guu@AMSAT.Org>
Cc: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Saturday, July 07, 2001 12:01 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Murata Filters...now cleaners


> Kenneth Shutt wrote:
> >
> > Michael,
> >
> > I have successfully modified a couple of AIDC 3733 downconverters.
Bob's
> > straight pin suggestion worked reasonably well.  I used a Weller
temperature
> > controlled small wattage (25 watt) soldering iron.
> >
> > However, I don't have a favorite flux remover as suggested by Bob's
latest
> > instruction set.  I don't know how important it is to remove soldering
flux.
> > My units seem to work well but I don't have a nf meter to make any
> > measurements.
> >
>
> My favorite flux remover is denatured alcohol , it doesn't react with
> plastics and does not leave any residue and is not as nasty as the old
> carbon 'tet that we used to use when I was a young pup ( glad I didn't
> use much of that stuff , its real nasty ) .
>
> You can get denatured alcohol at most hardware stores in pint and gallon
> sizes and it lasts a long time , I use an acid brush with the bristles
> clipped short for cleaning , or if I have a real nasty mess ( water
> damaged radio etc. ) I use an old toothbrush for good cleaning large
> areas .
>
> Menda makes a real nice dispenser that doesn't allow the liquid to dry
> up when not in use or get contaminated by the dirty brush ....
>
>
> fwiw
>
>
> --
> Douglas Cole   N7BFS
> AMSAT#26182 , K2 # 544
> http://www.users.qwest.net/~cdoug3
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