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Old 02-23-2012, 10:53 PM
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Looking for some help,seems one of my 101e has a lazy meter meaning meter will not move unless a real strong signal comes in ive tried the static buildup thing with a dryer sheet that did not work s Meter adjustment also did not work anyone else got any ideas thanks


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fuse lamp?
is it deaf too?
they dont get much recieve if the lamp goes.
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maybe ill try the fuse lamp the signals are decent but like the static floor is always real quiet

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Well checked it out swapped with another ft101e lamp i know that works same result

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RF gain turned all the way up? Maybe replacing the tube used as the meter driver.
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yab rf is all the way up you mean replacing the driver tube?

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is it inop on all bands or just one band?


cycle the band switch. they sometimes need the contacts cleaned

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yab rf is all the way up you mean replacing the driver tube?
No, the METER driver - the tube that operates the AGC, which is what the S meter operates from. You'll probably need the manual or a schematic.
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