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Re: [TenTec] Raspy cw tone with Omni VI

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] Raspy cw tone with Omni VI
From: "Dr. Gerald N. Johnson" <geraldj@storm.weather.net>
Reply-to: geraldj@storm.weather.net,Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2006 10:12:51 -0500
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On Thu, 2006-07-20 at 09:04 -0400, k8vf_mark@centurytel.net wrote:
> My buddy has an omni VI which has developed a raspy cw tone. Is this a 
> common fault?
> Anyone have an idea of an easy fix if a common fault?

Could be the transmit BFO has drifted to the slope of the transmit
filter. Could be there's a board ground loose. Before I got into deep
trouble shooting, I'd tighten all the PC board mounting screws. I've
fixed many a radio, locally, and at a distance that way.
> I have no scope.
> Thanks, Mark
> k8vf 

73, Jerry, K0CQ,
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