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!48 gtl ex very low audio

Post by 295 antenna » Sunday, 05 November 2017, 8:08 AM

Turned on the cobra last night (i use this as my local radio for am) and i seem to have lost some audio. The meter shows i am keying up by no swing now ? any ideas? Also this is and EX i think its the same as a super star .atleast that the info i could find
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Post by jon6667 » Sunday, 05 November 2017, 11:00 AM

try another microphone.

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Post by MDYoungblood » Sunday, 05 November 2017, 15:57 PM

Plug a speaker into the PA jack and see what that sounds like.

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Post by 295 antenna » Sunday, 05 November 2017, 18:41 PM

Done all that all ready guys. any way new development put it on the test bench and turned the radio upside down and tapped it and the audio came back.now i have to find what is loose? Its not the speaker ! had it plugged in the the external speaker.
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Post by 295 antenna » Sunday, 05 November 2017, 18:46 PM

by the way MD it doesn't have a pa it has a cw jack though
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Post by MDYoungblood » Sunday, 05 November 2017, 19:09 PM

Aha, the dreaded cold solder joint.

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Re: !48 gtl ex very low audio

Post by 295 antenna » Sunday, 05 November 2017, 19:54 PM

yep im just happy thats all it is. now it just a matter of poking around..with a non conductible poker lol
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