There are lots of easy ways to do it, but I think the easiest is to just jam
a small piece of cardboard between the relay armature and coil.
Carl Moreschi N4PY
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Sent: Wednesday, June 08, 2005 1:55 PM
Subject: [TenTec] Omni V QSK
> >I've seen somewhere a reference to cutting out the TX/RX relay to make
> the changeover quieter, hopefully as quiet as my Argonaut II.
> Can anybody shed a light on it and maybe let me know how to do it?
> If the relay in the Omni V is similar to the one in my Paragon, and I'd
> on it, you can use the method I used, as suggested by another reader to
> Gently pry off the relay cover (I used a flat-blade screwdriver under one
> edge) and insert a cardboard paper match between the relay contacts. Cut
> head off the match first (duh!). :o)
> Works like a champ, and is easily reversible. No "permanent" changes to
> circuitry required. You may want to make a note in your manual, however,
> remind you to reverse it in the event you want to use the relay in the
> Ahhh! Quiet QSK.
> 73, Jim K5HO
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