Re: {Collins} KWM-380 Synthesizer unlock



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gayle Lawson" <k0fly@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "K4PRF Burton Pratt" <pratt@xxxxxxxxxxx>; "Collins Reflector"
<Collins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, April 07, 2009 5:01 PM
Subject: Re: {Collins} KWM-380 Synthesizer unlock


> Does the freq display work correctly.  If not check the control card, the
uP
> isn't operating, presets aren't going to the synth causing the out of lock
> condition and the alarm is triggered.
>
> If the control is Ok then check the -18 volt supply ( its a little
inverter
> supply) .  There is a tantalum cap in that circuit that fails.  No
> -18, the synth won't lock up.
>
> Gayle
>
> K0FLY
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "K4PRF Burton Pratt" <pratt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: "Collins Reflector" <Collins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, April 07, 2009 12:23 PM
> Subject: {Collins} KWM-380 Synthesizer unlock
>
>
> > This is probably a common problem with the KWM-380.  I have the service
> > manual and have studied it regarding this problem.  Before I tear into
> > this rig and start replacing parts I thought I would check to see if any
> > of you might have some starting pointers or know ofcommon faults.  There
> > is a rapid beeping in the audio output,  VFO reads normally and no RF
> > output.
> >
> > Burt  K4PRF
> >
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