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Old 13th Jan 2020, 11:55 am   #1
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Default Yaesu Fr-50b

Morning, any advice, before i switch on my Yaesu Fr-50b, dry stored a few years, in nice condiction.
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Old 13th Jan 2020, 12:31 pm   #2
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Morning, any advice, before i switch on my Yaesu Fr-50b, dry stored a few years, in nice condition.
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You could run up through a Variac or lamp limiter.
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Old 13th Jan 2020, 4:21 pm   #4
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Yes i have a lamp limiter, dont want to make the same mistake i made a while back so ken to see if my R1155 worked just pluged it in, get smoke, i check around before applying power, i see they do capacitor replacement kits for some models, i will study the diagram then have a good look cheers,
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