[aprssig] Old radio repair (OT)
ke5okt at mounds.org
Wed Feb 2 20:24:11 EST 2011
I love the 430. I have a ic-706 and use the 430 for contesting. Good old
From: aprssig-bounces at tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On Behalf
Of Chuck Gooden
Sent: Wednesday, February 02, 2011 6:52 PM
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Subject: Re: [aprssig] Old radio repair (OT)
Old radios should never die!
On 2/2/2011 6:25 PM, Bob Bruninga wrote:
> Is there any value in trying to get an old TS-430S HF radio repaired?
I've never sent a radio in for repair in my life, and this one is so old,
probably bought in 1980, that I doubt they even have parts. Plus cost of
repair would probably be more than the radio is worth.
> It works on AM, but on USB, LSB, CW and FM, the freq display is blank.
All other knobs seem to function.
> Sorry to ask here, but I donno any other group of tech-savy hams to ask.
After 18 years of APRS and PC's, im trying to dig-out and power-up the shack
to get back to radio.
> Bob, WB4APR
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