>OK i`m new 394 owner and i have questions.. having just got backinto
the sw bug i picked this up from ebay for a very good price..
I also recently bought an unmodified 394 from ebay.
>It came and is a really nice set. however.. Is the purple wire mod
the one that stops the click click sound when moving the tuning knob?.
will cutting the famous purple wire stop that?.
I believe so, but I haven't done it. Another suggestion would be to bend the
pin on the connector so that the purple wire doesn't connect, rather than a
more permanent cut.
>Also i rigged up a long wire, fully insulated with a proper feed and
hooked it to the HI Z input, and ran a new ground, So the set has a
50ft long wire and a proper ground.
>i`m getting a load of noise right across the bands.... Now i live in
South Philadelphia, Lots of houses and closed in spaces.. could the
antenna not be high enough? its higest point is 22 ft and its lowest
is 10 ft on a downward slope.. Living in a 3 story house getting roof
access is almost impossible unless you have a really long ladder (i
I'm using about 60' of wire trailed around the room, so I get quite a bit of
noise. Living in a rented house means that I cannot have an "antenna farm",
but I really ought to get a better antenna than the bit of wire I first tried!
One suggestion I read somewhere was to attach a longwire to the low impedance
>So there you have it.. Can anyone see a problem?. ALSO the filter
mods.. are they easy? its been a few years since i handled a
Think so, although I haven't done them. The board is double sided, so be
careful when desoldering so as not to damage through-holes.
If it helps here are a few websites I found about the 394.