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Subject: [TowerTalk] HDR-300 INFO
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Date: Sat, 29 Jan 2011 21:13:32 GMT
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Had the HDR-300 some years ago.  

The "brake" (a grey thing, supposedly held in place with a setscrew) fell off 
and allowed the antenna mast to windmill.  Had to change out 7 lines in the 
winter at the top of a 60' tower. I was not amused. 

I'd recommend putting in a stainless steel setscrew to replace the original and 
after it has been tightened, running another stainless steel setscrew down on 
top of it to act as a "jam-screw."

Also had fierce QRN coming from the display.  Fixed it by wrapping the 
flat cable that goes to the display from the circuit board in aluminum foil.


Tim Colbert  K3HX

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