On Sun, 11 Dec 1994, Monte Stark wrote:
> Hi All,
> After buying a used MFJ 9040 awhile back and found that
> it drifted badly. On the 11th of Aug, 94, I called MFJ
> and talked with a tech by the name of Tom. He said that
> they knew about the trouble and that I could either send
> the unit back to them or they would send me the parts. I
> said for them to send the parts.
> I recieved the 5 caps on the 23rd of Aug, 94. along with
> a short note telling what went where.
> Today I got around to installing them. The hardest part of
> the job was figuring out how to get it apart! Had one hole
> that the solder didn't want to come out of but the rest was
> After changing the parts and reassembling the rig, I alligned
> the vfo. Every thing seemed to be working so hooked up the
> antenna and zero beat that big broadcast station at about
> 7110. After 45 minutes it was still zero beat. Sure wouldn't
> have done that before.
> I know that others have had just the oppsite in service from
> MFJ, but thought I'd let everyone know how things went for me.
> Now I need to add some more audio, a filter, keyer and noise
> Naw, would rather sell it. It's just a tad too big to fit
> the hole in my truck. A NC40a would be just the right size.
> Sooooo, still available for a small $125.....
> 72's & marry xmas, Ron
> .........KU7Y....................Monte "Ron" Stark.....
> ..firstname.lastname@example.org............Sun Valley, Nevada....
> .........ARRL.......NorCal #330.......NRA LIFE.........
Just to confirm what Ron has said, I had a similar problem with a 9040,
and had similar excellent help from MFJ. In fact, I've never had anything
but bend-over-backwards cooperation from them. (No, I have nothing to
gain by saying this.)
-- If RST > 519 Jim Speer, K5YUT Then cut_power; email@example.com ***ARRL*** ***G-QRP 8390*** ***ARCI 8513***
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