A friend of mine gave me his President Jackson to look at because of no RX
. The Jackson is a 5 band AM
This radio has special meaning to him, as was his late Father's.
Anyway, radio lights up and works good on PA mode, but no TX
. Last time the radio had trouble (1997?) it was for cold joints in the VCO area. Checked for same and 'resoldered' everything in the area.... nothing.
I also replaced the oscillator crystal..... nothing.
Should've checked the caps and/or transmit/rx
transistor (if so equipped), as the RX
light works on RX
, but the TX
light does NOT come on when I key the mic in any mode.
The service manual on CB
tricks is pretty 'light' for this radio... dunno WHERE to start.
Any suggestions before I start swapping components to find the fault? (I'd really like to help him out w/this.)
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