Why don't you open it up and poke around. Check all the connectors and
make sure all the screws are tight.
A while ago someone found a toroid bent over on the bandpass board
causing a high current shutdown. Could be something like that.
You never know!
Mike Bryce wrote:
> Mike and everyone...
> thought of that... but the meter shows forward power and zero
> if the cable were bad, I would not see forward power of 80 watts
> and ... I changed the cables and the results are the same..
> both cables are new and or have been replaced!!
> the power output meter on the Omni VII shows full 100 watts output.
> Switch over to swr and I see anywhere from 1.2 to 9.9 to 1
> key down for more than 10 seconds, and the swr meter (on the radio)
> changes up and down.
> Switch over to power (on the radio) and the power level DOES NOT change!
> If there were a cable problem, that would not be possible as the swr
> going up, the power would have to go down and the high current
> warning would come on
> speaking of which..
> transmitting into a antenna that is not the correct one for the band,
> (my 80 meter dipole with the rig set for 40 meter) will cause the
> high current warning and then shuts down the radio.
> Mike, WB8VGE
> SunLight Energy Systems
> The Heathkit Shop
> J e e p
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> large number of electrons were terribly inconvenienced
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