Re: [FT897] "experience with the SGC 239 has not been good"
- Correction - Smartlock Pro's address works, now that I typed it correctly.
The only 239 tuner mod we could find was a capacitor to make it tune on cw
rather than carrier. Doesn't seem to address the problem I am having.
-- Alan WB6ZQZ
At 07:14 PM 5/1/2005, Alan Biocca wrote:
>Just looked for the mod you mention. Looks like N9ZRT hasn't written his
>FAQ yet. Some mention of SGC fixing some 239's but no specifics on what
>they did. Google didn't turn it up either. Found a few other complaints,
>Neither N9ZRT nor the Factory offered any mod when my tuner was in
>warranty. I spoke with them both, checked with their list, etc., etc. They
>may have a mod now that my warranty is out. At the time they basically
>denied the problem despite lots of user reports.
>If you have a URL with the mod I'd like to take a look. I still have the
>239 but am about to retire it unless something changes. It works if I run
>low power only.
>Nice of you to use an illegal email address. Contact me directly, this
>should be handled off-list.
>-- Alan WB6ZQZ
>At 06:54 AM 5/1/2005, you wrote:
>>Did you check in with N9ZRT's SG239 FAQ via his site or the smartuners
>>Theres something in there about a diode mod to stop the 239 going gaga.