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Re: G-5500 down and out final report



Hi Gunther,

Watch your system carefully for a while.  I did the same repair on my 5400
after an electrical storm, but also had to replace a couple of the trim pots
to get everything to settle down.  Sometimes an electrical surge can damage
them as well.

Grant Zehr AA9LC

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gunther Meisse" <gjmouse@neo.rr.com>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, May 05, 2003 8:52 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] G-5500 down and out final report


> Thanks to everyone who confirmed my suspicions. You all were correct.
> The 7806 6v regulator chip was history.
> The local parts store chuckled and sold me a cross-referenced NTE chip.
> (NTE962). Put it in and Walla, I can scratch that problem off the list.
> Never fear, there is always something to fill the list back up. I went
> into the family room to fire up the HDTV, and you guessed it, mother
> nature does not want me to watch TV. The Rotor, the Runco projector and
> Audio/Video control center are now ON the list...
> I used to like lightning storms but now I am going to join the dog and
> crawl under the bed.
> 73
> Gunther
> W8GSM
>
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