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Contesting Online Forums : TowerTalk : HAM-IV Problem Forums Help

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HAM-IV Problem Reply
by OZ2Q on May 25, 2001 Mail this to a friend!
Have a little problem with my rotator. The meter goes full scale when turned on, and do not show the direction.(not i calibration mode!) When turned of, meter SLOWLY goes back to left position. Rotator unbreaks and turns OK.
Is problem pot in rotator or in controlbox?

Best 73 de OZ2Q - Frits in Copenhagen
RE: HAM-IV Problem Reply
by k1zjh on May 26, 2001 Mail this to a friend!
Does the manual show the resistance checks for
metering the cable towards the controller?

Earlier models did. This should allow you to meter
the pot resistance--which would indicate whether
the control cable or pot is open rather easily from
the operating position.

RE: HAM-IV Problem Reply
by W4ZT on December 16, 2002 Mail this to a friend!
Sounds like your pot is burned. Even momentary shorting of control wires can smoke the pot and will give a full scale meter indication. Tony

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