[TenTec] Miraculous cure of Omni VI

Peter A. Klein pklein@seattleu.edu
Wed, 25 Feb 1998 10:23:23 -0800 (PST)

"Steve Ellington" <n4lq@iglou.com> writes:

>>Those glitches build up in a microprocessor and total removal of power
is necessary to drain them out. Components attached to the processor can
store enough charge to keep the processor hosed up for hours. Yes,
sometimes it does take all night for the little buggers to bleed off. >>

That's a relief.  Once, my Omni started chirping terribly, but only on
40m.  I did a couple of resets, no good.  Turned it on and off, no good. 
Left it off for 5 minutes, and everything was fine.  It hasn't happened
since.  I'm glad it was probably a microprocessor glitch and not an

Peter - KD7MW
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