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Re: 5400B Problem




>I bought a used Yaesu 5400B that has a problem with
>the el meter in the control box not tracking with the
>rotor. I've done the recalibration and it still not
>tracking right. The meter fluctuates and seems to slow
>down then jumps up. Is this a bad or dirty pot inside
>the rotor case?
>Any ideas on how to fix or a good repair place?

Howard, I had a similar problem years ago, and it may be a bad rotor 
element, but I fixed one by simply soldering the rivet they used to make 
the pot connection...very easy to try that, in any event...



            73, Dave wb6llo@amsat.org
                    Disagree: I learn.... 

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