[TowerTalk] Problem That Needs Ideas

Bill Jackson k9rz at radiks.net
Tue Dec 7 20:21:00 EST 2004


I have an Ameritron RCS-8V which has been in service for almost 20 years.
Shortly after I purchased it new, I started having intermittant problems
similar to yours, especially in cold weather.  This was the case until I
discovered the relay arms were touching the inside of the plastic cover and
would only partially actuate.  The cure was to place a couple of flat
washers between the plastic case the and the chassis in all four corners,
increasing the clearance between the case and the relays.  It has operated
flawlessly ever since.

I would try operating the switch with the cover off to see how the relays

73 de Bill

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