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Re: [TenTec] OT: Scopes

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] OT: Scopes
From: Carter <k8vt@ameritech.net>
Reply-to: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2012 17:25:11 -0500
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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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