[TenTec] SCOUT: module problem resolved

Bill Miner wg6h@pacbell.net
Sat, 14 Sep 2002 07:52:55 -0700


I'm glad you were able to resolve your sticking module problem.  Please
note that it is NOT a good idea to use "steel wool" in or around
electronics.  It leaves a fine residue that could cause you serious
problems in the future. 

Bill - K6WLM 

ARDUJENSKI@aol.com wrote:
> Not exactly sure which was the cure but the contacts were all cleaned
> thoroughly with super fine steel wool and all joints resoldered. The module
> slides in nicely and locks right in properly. I noticed that the case screws
> also need to be JUST snug and too tight causes a distorted case.
> On the 80 and 40m modules I used a file to remove a little of the case spacer
> near the screw hole. This helped to slim down the case to make a noticeable
> difference in how it slides in.
> Hope this is of some benefit to others
> Alan KB7MBI in Woodinville, WA
> FISTS 5702  Proud member of ARRL
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