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Any suggestions.......

Posted by Sage on 04/23/2009 22:01

You didn't mention whether or not you checked the antenna and RF coils..... an open coil could lead to low volume - start with the antenna coil (common culprit) and then check the RF's. The 50MMF caps are probably trimmers and usually are NOT the problem. You might try using a long-wire antenna as a "signal" generator and use an insulated lead-in wire to touch around the leads of the antenna coil. If the volume gets dramatically louder - you may have a bad coil.......


Any suggestions....... 
G. Berg 04/23/2009 18:03 
carl 04/23/2009 18:31 
G berg ..checked tubes.. 04/23/2009 20:48 
Warren 04/23/2009 20:43 
G. berg 04/23/2009 20:50 
G. Berg ...ARRRRRRRRGG!!!! 04/23/2009 20:55 
Sage 04/23/2009 22:01 
mark 04/23/2009 22:06 
Rogers Flipdial 04/23/2009 22:55 
G. berg Only three trimmers ...played with no increase in volume 04/24/2009 04:45 
G. Berg 04/24/2009 04:47 
Not a superhet - no IF 04/24/2009 09:42 
G. Berg...yep tried that ...no affect 04/24/2009 04:44 
G. Berg...checked all coils ..are good 50mmf are fixed 04/24/2009 04:44 
Rogers flipdial 04/24/2009 14:42 
G. Berg...COILS 04/24/2009 16:10 
G. BERG...FOUND THE PROBLEM YOOOO HOOO .... IT WORKS!!! 04/24/2009 21:42 
Rogers flipdial 04/24/2009 22:12 
Sage 04/25/2009 07:30 

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