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[TenTec] Triton IV Resonate Control Problem

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Subject: [TenTec] Triton IV Resonate Control Problem
From: N4NT@wireco.net (Michael O. Hyder)
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 1999 16:32:12 -0400
Talk to Garland at Ten-Tec service.  He'll send you a bent spring washer and
instructions for installing it in the resonate control.

Mike N4NT@wireco.net
Johnson City, Tennessee

----- Original Message -----
From: Alan Bryant <n0sbm@moonworks.com>
To: <tentec@contesting.com>
Sent: Monday, October 11, 1999 11:44 AM
Subject: [TenTec] Triton IV Resonate Control Problem

> The resonate control on my Triton is a bit touchy. From 15 meters up, and
> 40 down, it's fine. But in the range around 20 meters, it tends to want to
> "fall" down quite easily with barely a touch on the knob. It'll stay
> in-place if you're careful, but it's really touchy.
> When I've had the rig apart, I can't see any obvious way to increase the
> friction of the internal parts to make this go away.
> Anyone have any ideas, or is the solution to just mount the knob closer to
> the front panel, and get my control friction from that?  (Seems a cheesy
> solution.)
> Any ideas from experienced Triton owners would be appreciated.
> 73,
> Alan
> ---
> Alan Bryant, WDØEVX (Formerly NØSBM)
> Denver, Colorado
> Licensed Since 1977

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