[AMRadio] Eico 722 VFO dial slippage


Geoff/W5OMR w5omr at w5omr.shacknet.nu
Fri Aug 20 16:49:46 EDT 2004



> > I recently became the proud father of a Eico 722 VFO. This little rig is
> > very very stable for its age. Hell Im impressed!!  Looks good on the scope
> > too. No A/C ripple in the p/s though it has original caps. I'm going to
> > change them out just cuz..
> >
> > the only problem is has is that the dial adjust knob on the front will not
> > turn the dial. The dial is edge driven by a spring loaded brass shaft that
> > has a groove in it that I presume the edge of the dial sits in. Trouble is,
> > it doesn't. I don't know if its possible that the dial has shrunk?  But..its
> > about 1/32 away from touching the shaft.

> I always suspected your dial was slipping Ronnie.
>
> 73  Jim
> de W5JO

Dagnab it, Jim - ya beat me to the punch ;-)

73 = Best Regards,
-Geoff/W5OMR





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