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RCI2995 dx

Post by porky.69 » 31 Oct 2018, 22:04

Any ideas please i have a rci 2995 dx with a very lazy needle ??

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Re: RCI2995 dx

Post by ch25 » 31 Oct 2018, 22:17

Put some grease on it.
[Joke mode off] Take a signal generator and set s-meter according to specs.
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Re: RCI2995 dx

Post by 108EH002 » 01 Nov 2018, 13:06

Have you tried turning the right VR to adjust the meter,slacking off small screw on meter slightly ?

Google coppertalk 2995dx signal meter,common problem for these radios,hope this helps.
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Re: RCI2995 dx

Post by ch25 » 01 Nov 2018, 14:00

Solution is really simple. Replace D14 with any germanium diode. Recalibrate s-meter. Gonna improve a lot.
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Re: RCI2995 dx

Post by porky.69 » 01 Nov 2018, 19:58

many thanks chris @ keith :thumbup: :thumbup:
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