[TenTec] Omni 6 won't boot up

Bill Cotter n4lg at qx.net
Thu Nov 29 10:49:18 EST 2018


Is the RTC battery still providing energy?

73 Bill N4LG

At 09:49 PM 11/28/2018, you wrote:
>H Greetings: I have an Omni 6 that starts boot 
>up, goes through the process of turning the S 
>meter lamps on, then stops with all pushbuttons 
>LED’s lit. I checked the 20 MHz oscillator 
>(good) and I checked all of the CPU address 
>lines and data lines, all of which are active. 
>The only thing  I have found so far is that the 
>real time clock, DS1285, which has a small 
>crystal for its timebase, is not running. What I 
>wanted to learn is whether or not the CPU will 
>boot up without this cook’s being in 
>operation. It seems to me that, since this is a 
>real time clock, it should be running all of the 
>time, even when the radio is off, and the DS1285 
>should keep time powered by the backup battery. 
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