[AMRadio] Collins 32V-3 Need Repaired In NJ


rjbarn richzxcv at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 8 18:03:33 EDT 2005


Hi John
Thanks very much for your reply.
I just bought the 32V-3 and I really don't want to
touch it.
I would like someone who knows alot about this
transmitter to look at it.  I will pay for repair.
Hopefully someone here in NJ can look at it.
Great forum here......Rich   KF2GG

--- John Coleman <wa5bxo2005 at pctechref.com> wrote:

> I had a 32V3 for awhile and it had poor audio
> especially after being on the
> air for about 233 min.  The scope showed a trapezoid
> looking wave (clipped
> with a slope, instead of a nice sign wave,
> especially on the low freq tones.
> This, I remembered from school, happens when a XFMR
> is reaching saturation
> so I started looking and sure enough it was from the
> driver XFMR.  But it
> showed real nice for the first couple of min. and
> then started saturating.
> Further investigation proved the XFMR was OK but the
> cathode bias resistor
> on the driver tube was going down in value and as
> plate current increased
> through the driver XFMR it would saturate. 
> Replacement of the cathode
> resistor solved the trouble.
> 
> John, WA5BXO    
> 
> -----Original Message-----
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> Of rjbarn
> Sent: Wednesday, June 08, 2005 1:06 PM
> To: amradio at mailman.qth.net
> Subject: [AMRadio] Collins 32V-3 Need Repaired In NJ
> 
> Hi
> I have a Collins 32V-3 and I get reports that the
> carrier is fine but the audio is fussy, rough.
> But people can understand me but not very clear
> audio.
> I'm using a non amplified d-104.
> Is there anyone here in NJ that can repair it?
> Of course I will pay for repair.
> My first time on this mailing list.
> Hope to here from someone. Really looking forward to
> getting on AM.    Must be in NJ for repair.
> Thanks........Rich   KF2GG     973-857-1195
> Cedar Grove  NJ     Essex County.
> Will travel in NJ to get repaired.    :)
> 
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