[AMRadio] Progress report on my DX-100


Bob Bruno - K2KI k2ki at starc.org
Mon Mar 31 14:15:29 EST 2008


Hi Tom,

Thanks... Well, the nicotine actually preserved the radio. :-). It came 
off NP with Windex with Vinegar.

The chassis is another story. The copper cladding has been eaten away 
from something that spilled inside and was left to do its damage. I 
think I am going to take it down to bare metal and spray it with something.

As far as the sticker is concerned... Get your hands on some Goo Gone. 
Wal Mart sells it as well as many other variety stores. Apply it to the 
sticker and let it set for like 30 mins or longer, the sticker should 
get translucent. Then scrape it off with your fingernail. Use nothing 
else as it might scratch the surface.

Rinse-repeat until all traces are gone. Then clean with Windex to get 
the Goo Gone off.

I am reworking much of the rig. Solid stating the PS and revamping the 
Mic and Modulator sections as per Timtron (WA1HLR). As I work on the 
electronics and do the WA1HLR mods, I am "re-drafting" the schematic. 
Once I am finished, I will make it available to the public along with 
Timmy's mods (After he blesses it for human consumption that is).

Good luck with the DX-100, they are a great rig!

73, cul...
Bob de k2ki


Clarke, Tom AIR4.0P NATOPS wrote:
> Hi Bob,
>
> Congrats on the progress.  I have one on my bench in the garage and you
> have inspired me to get started!  Fortunately mine was from a non
> nicotine addicted person!  I hate to think what the mike looked like
> that was used with your rig!
>
> Did you use anything special (solvent wise) for the cleanup?  I have a
> petrified stick-on label on my panel that has so far resisted all
> efforts to remove it! 
>
> 73 tom/W4OKW
>
>
> Tom Clarke
> Wyle Labs,  Aeronautics
> NATOPS Program Support Specialist
> USN/USMC National Airworthiness Office
> Naval Air Systems Command, AIR-4.0P
> (301) 995-3793/DSN 995-3793
> Fax: (301) 757-6599
> Cell (301) 904-2053
> frederic.clarke at navy.mil
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bob Bruno - K2KI [mailto:k2ki at starc.org] 
> Sent: Tuesday, March 11, 2008 21:52
> To: amradio at mailman.qth.net 
> Subject: [AMRadio] Progress report on my DX-100
>
> Hi all,
>
> I just thought I would share what I have been doing to the DX-100
> transmitter that I got the other day.
>
>
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