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Re: [TowerTalk] GR 1606-A

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] GR 1606-A
From: "Jim Brown" <>
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Date: Sat, 15 May 2004 14:54:07 -0500
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On Sat, 15 May 2004 19:29:38 +0000, K4SB wrote:

>Jim Brown wrote:
>> I mean that the connection is electrically intermittent as the unknown
>> reactance dial is turned, with the detector level switching by 20 dB or
>> more.
>Jim, this is fairly common on old variables, especially if not in almost 
>constant use.
>The noise and intermitent is in all liklihood coming from the joints on the 
>capcitor shaft.
>Try a "pressure contact cleaner" to the shaft and see what you get.

Many thanks for your response.

Can you recommend a specific cleaning product?  Exactly where would you apply 



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