On 2/18/2012 2:54 PM, Carter wrote:
> On 2/18/2012 2:14 PM, Hulett, Russell wrote:
> > I've avoided owning a scope, but the recent discussion about
> > troubleshooting low power from an Omni D has me rethinking. Most
> > of the gear I own now old, have managed to diagnose problems
> > without owning a scope. In one case, the problem with an old
> > hollow-state receiver was found by poking around with a wooden
> > dowel to expose a poor solder joint. My main concern is spending
> > more money on a scope than my shack is worth, or alternately
> > spending more time fixing a used scope than is warranted.
> > Would be curious about thoghts from others who repair their own
> > gear about what minimum-required scope would be.
> Whether you would use it or not or feel uncomfortable using a scope,
> I cannot answer...but if you do decide you want one, let me suggest a
> Tektronix dual-trace 100 Mhz scope. At the e-place, they regularly
> go for $100-150.
Oooops, forgot to mention the model number of the above Tek: it's a 465...
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