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Re: [CQ-Contest] Age related problems in FT1000?

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Age related problems in FT1000?
From: "Rich K2WR" <k2wr@njdxa.org>
Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2010 14:54:14 -0400
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The following age-related problems have been reported in older FT-1000's and 
various organs... I mean, sub-systems.

Arthritis in main tuning knob. (Use mineral oil with glucosamine.)
Dimming of display (may be treated by optharadimologist)
Radio may forget sub-menu settings (known as "Yaeshimer's syndrome")
Weakness in front foot height adjustment (treatable with orthotic feet, or much 
more cheaply, with a piece of wood)
Radios that are spoken to very sweetly over a long period of time may develop 
Decreased power output (health club for radios being developed).

All of these problems may be discussed any evening on various frequencies on 
75m SSB.

73, Rich K2WR
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