Had a relay fail on the passband filter board in my Pegasus...due to the
coil wiring opening up for some reason.
The relay coils on each side of the filter board per band are wired in
series...if I recall that was a known problem. An easy fix.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Derwin Goliver" <email@example.com>
To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2008 7:02 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Looking for a rig upgrade
> And again just today...
> I called Ten tec about my Pegasus I just got in trade...
> Had a slow power prob.. I was on 40 meter AM. And when I set my dead key.
> went from 0 to 10 watts fast but from 10 to 20 watts slow??? Humm called
> ten tec. They said no big deal change a cap in the ALC. From 4.7 to a
> I Did and Guess what.??? PROB gone...
> BUT I have never try'ed 160 meters on it till today.. (only got it a few
> days ago). Well 160 meters has no output.
> I remember that these Pegasus had a relay prob. Sent email to Ten tec.
> got reply from them. And yes its a relay.
> SAME DAY SUPPORT YES... And there are 14 relays in it. A FULL set is about
> 25 dollars including shipping.
> $1.25 each plus shipping...
> AGAIN try that with a Jap box....
> TEN TEC has my VOTE...
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> Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2008 3:27 PM
> Subject: [TenTec] Looking for a rig upgrade
>> Yes, Kenwood and Yaesu rigs can be tough to get serviced.? I got rid of
>> backup Kenwood TS570 because it needed repair.? The parts had to be
>> obtained from off shore.? The service people couldn't be reached.?
>> Customer service wasn't good.
>> Think twice about Kenwood.
>> ? WO8L
>> ??North Carolina
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