I too have analog Triton. I have not found Skirt to be a problem!
I thought I could zero the rig just fine with the Dial Skirt.
Hand Capacitance has no effect on my plastic VFO Knob.
I did notice that when front panel was removed Capacitance was a issue.
I also noticed that if grounding and bonding through screws is not
I can change the Frequency by touching the Cabinet.
The cover over the VFO/PTO is very touch sensitive.
Loose screws here made my dial skirt go nuts. Keep in mind that I had front
panel off too.
My 2 cents worth from the pig greaser.
> From: Paul Christensen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: [TenTec] Triton IV Dial Skirt and Hand Capacitance
> Date: Monday, April 13, 1998 11:40 AM
> I recently purchased a great analog Triton IV, model 540. Upon
> an alignment of the rig this past weekend, I noticed a slight "hand
> capacitance" effect when the dial skirt is touched. A call to the
> revealed that the digital version of the Triton can be easily modified
> the analog version is much more difficult because of interference to the
> dial cord. Has anyone successfully grounded their analog Triton's dial
> skirt? Thanks!
> -Paul, W9AC
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