[TenTec] Poor sensitivity - Ten-Tec 574

Gary Tennyson garyandjanice2 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 15 21:26:21 EDT 2019


On Fri, Mar 15, 2019 at 1:09 PM Stuart Rohre <Rohre at arlut.utexas.edu> wrote:

> The static crashes with no antenna points to possible electrolytic
> capacitors going bad, or a bad solder joint.  Easiest to first inspect
> sollder joints from antenna connector all the way to audio output stage
> of receiver section and go from there.
> It just may be that the receiver needs to be left on for some hours in
> order for the electrolytics in the power supply to reform the dielectric
> inside them.  Any electrolytics as old as the originals might be
> expected to show breadown after long non-use.
> Stuart Rohre
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