[AMRadio] Eico 722 VFO dial slippage


ronnie.hull ronnie.hull at glowbugs.com
Fri Aug 20 18:40:47 EDT 2004



you and everyone else LOL

R

---------- Original Message -----------
From: "Jim Wilhite" <w5jo at brightok.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Fri, 20 Aug 2004 14:52:10 -0500
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Eico 722 VFO dial slippage

> I always suspected your dial was slipping Ronnie.
> 
> 73  Jim
> de W5JO
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "ronnie.hull" <ronnie.hull at glowbugs.com>
> To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Friday, August 20, 2004 12:38 PM
> Subject: [AMRadio] Eico 722 VFO dial slippage
> 
> >
> >
> > 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 can manually turn the dial, and the dial string will move the variable
> cap
> > and move the frequency of the unit.
> >
> > Does anyone have experience with this rig? and this problem?
> >
> > thanks in advance
> > W5SUM  - Ronnie
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