To Bob Y re; 7727

Submitted: Monday, Mar 17, 2003 at 13:04
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Bob thanks for the info and paperwork on Codan 7727 ,have run power direct to battery as advised , have received Broken hill very clear last night so must have done something right . Any other info regarding noise reduction from motor much apresiated Thanks again Peter York4x4
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Reply By: Bob Y. - Thursday, Mar 20, 2003 at 21:47

Thursday, Mar 20, 2003 at 21:47
Good to see Aussie Post did the right thing, Peter. Night reception can be amazing at times, especially in 5meg area, as used by RFDS.

On noise reduction, only have experience with tojos, but you need condensers on alternator, and oil pressure sender, as a minimum. This stopped the bulk of RF on 2020, 4516, 5110, 5876 and 10170khz, but found some frequencies noisier than others. The oil sender was the real problem, and a little fiddly to get condenser positioned.

Make sure that spring base is well earthed, as is bull bar. One bloke was a bit fussy, and he used flat earth straps(not cable) to earth bonnet, doors, and mudguards/grill, to chassis, on a HJ47. Think disc brakes may produce some noise when you apply them.

Yeah, the other thing that may help too, is to run an earth cable from back of transceiver, to body where radio is mounted. Think that's about it, Peter, Hooroo..
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Follow Up By: Member - Peter- Monday, Mar 24, 2003 at 10:16

Monday, Mar 24, 2003 at 10:16
Tannks for all the help ,will be running through all sugestions one by one so far I am really please with the set and have made some great contacts far and wide Peter York4x4
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