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Re: [TenTec] TT 526 6n2

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] TT 526 6n2
From: philip c anderson <flypca@hotmail.com>
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Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2007 09:59:29 -0500
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Tnx for your suggestions Steve. Will open it up and take a look. Happy New 
Year.....LI> From: N8KOM@wowway.com> To: tentec@contesting.com> Date: Wed, 26 
Dec 2007 14:37:46 -0500> Subject: Re: [TenTec] TT 526 6n2> > Hi Andy,> > I have 
a 526 and experienced a strong birdie around the same frequency (more> or less) 
which lined up on the 146.640 repeater output in my area and> required me to 
run the squelch at about 1-2 o'clock on the knob. I opened> the rig, slightly 
tightened the PCB board grounding screws, and may have> moved the routing on 
one of the internal cable interconnects a bit further> away from the PCB. I 
also saw an internal connector with some small ferrite> beads on the wires (3) 
and moved the beads as close to the PCB end of the> connection / connector as 
possible. Maybe none of this did anything, but> afterward, the birdie was 
virtually gone, nowhere near as strong (was S5 no> antenna - now is almost not 
perceptible).> > Just my 2 cents, particularly if it was a recent purchase and 
was shipped /> bumped around - check the tightness / contacts of the PCB 
ground> connections.> > 73 - Steve N8KOM> > > -----Original Message-----> From: 
tentec-bounces@contesting.com> [mailto:tentec-bounces@contesting.com]On Behalf 
Of philip c anderson> Sent: Tuesday, December 25, 2007 5:28 PM> To: 
tentec@contesting.com> Subject: [TenTec] TT 526 6n2> > > > Hi folks,> First, 
let me say Merry Christmas and have a Happy New Year.> I recently purchased a 
526 "6n2" transceiver. It is immaculate. Anyway, I> found one little bug that 
is right on the only Fm repeater that I use. There> is a constant birdie at 
146.64353. That is where it peaks. Wouldn't you know> that the repeater is 
146.64/04. I only use this for the fact that it is the> only repeater that I 
have found that has echo link locally. The rptr over> rides the birdie but it 
is annoying at times. I know it is internal as I> have disconnected the ant and 
also held my HT close by and it is there on> 146.64.> Anyone have experience 
with this??> Tnx, ANDY W3LI> 
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