FRG-7 RECEIVER

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gerald123
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FRG-7 RECEIVER

Post by gerald123 » 08 Oct 2013, 19:23

hi hope someone can help.......i have got the abouve receiver ,the trouble is it has a digital readout whitch is not very unstable ...... if i tune to say for instanse 5.680 it hovers between 5.689 and 5.680 and knocks the audio out. {bnghd} very frustrating .... is there eny way i can alter this inside on the main dial ...

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Re: FRG-7 RECEIVER

Post by normal » 08 Oct 2013, 20:18

It is a 1970's radio.
Sounds like a fault in one of the local oscillator generators.

Is it unstable on all the 1MHz band segments?
Does the red lock light come on?
Frequency displays are an add-on, is it built into the case or external?

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Re: FRG-7 RECEIVER

Post by gerald123 » 08 Oct 2013, 23:24

thanks for fast reply...yes it is a 1970 radio it is unstable on all 1 mhz bands..display is in the casing of radio ......thanks ,is there anything i can do.

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Re: FRG-7 RECEIVER

Post by QRP » 09 Oct 2013, 09:41

See if you can have some use of this information
http://www.foxtango.org/frg7/foxtangofrg7.htm

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Re: FRG-7 RECEIVER

Post by gerald123 » 10 Oct 2013, 21:27

thanks for the info qrp will let you know how i get on........thanks lads

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