IF you go into it and poke around, start with Pin 4 of J1 on the LPF board,
work back through L33 and R5 to the BAT41 diode. That will cover the
reflected power detecting part of the SWR bridge.
Phil Chambley, Sr.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan Sewell" <email@example.com>
To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, December 22, 2007 7:33 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Omni VII first impressions....odd things i.e.
> 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!
> Alan N5NA
> 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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