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Engineer's Log of Mark W. Persons
Transmitter Repair


December 1, 2010:  The transmitter at KTIG Radio in Pequot Lakes, Minnesota, went off the air and there was a terrible burned smell in the transmitter building.  KTIG Engineer Aaron Pearson and I replaced the power amplifier cooling motor on this cold December day. 
In the process, we cleaned the impeller blades in the squirrel cage to return normal efficiency to the blower assembly.  An Xcelite R184 screwdriver is a very good tool for the job.
Success! the blower motor ran fine as did the Continental 20 KW FM transmitter.

Quote of the day:  All's well that ends well.  Mark


The stories go on and on.  Stop in again sometime.  I'll leave the soldering iron on for you. 
Mark W. Persons
  
Ham WMH

   Questions?  Email Mark Persons:  teki@mwpersons.com     

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