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Re: [TenTec] OMNI VI+ Metering issue

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] OMNI VI+ Metering issue
From: "B. Lee Cornwell" <k2blc@earthlink.net>
Reply-to: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Tue, 07 Jun 2005 06:06:14 -0400
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Hello Dennis - I had the same issue.  Check on a dummy load first as 
suggested. My problem was the PIN diodes (D2 and D3) on the low pass 
filter board and U-1 on the 9 Mhz board. Not too bad a job to 
change...my first attempt at surface mount IC's and I did OK !!

Dennis Ashworth wrote:

>Well, maybe not a metering issue as the subject suggests, but the FWD power 
>indication reads considerably low on transmit. All other meter functions 
>appear normal. With the OMNI RF output set at 100W on a Bird watt 
>meter  the FWD meter on the OMNI jumps to 25W, then decays down to 10W over 
>a couple seconds time.
>Any ideas? I haven't looked the schematic yet ... thought I'd collect ideas 
>from the masses first.
>Dennis, K7FL
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