When you go into transmit, but with no power out, does the meter drop to
zero? If it doesn't, I would suspect the mechanical zero. If it does, it
sounds like something more serious!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Wayne Whitman" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "TenTec List" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, December 23, 2007 4:50 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Tuning Knobs and S meter
> Thanks for the advice Ron. It still reads s-5 with the rf gain at 100
> and no antenna. Tried changing the agc threshold - no change. Doesn't
> make any difference what mode the agc is set to either.
> I think it has been like this since I got it new about a year ago. I
> just assumed it was very generous until I started switching rigs and
> noticed it was s-5 with no antenna.
> Whatever happened to the boat anchors with a mechanical meter zero?
> Well, even my Drake 4B twins don't have that, hi. But I think my
> Hammarlund HQ-110 did.
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