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by smoke blower
Monday, 24 July 2017, 17:45 PM
Forum: RADIO MODIFICATIONS
Topic: cobra 2000
Replies: 8
Views: 805

Re: cobra 2000

Are these wrong voltages

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by smoke blower
Saturday, 22 July 2017, 18:48 PM
Forum: RADIO MODIFICATIONS
Topic: cobra 2000
Replies: 8
Views: 805

Re: cobra 2000

I am not sure what the readings are supposed to be but looking at the solder side of the board on the final I have 0.45v on the right leg 13v on the center and 0 on the left leg. On the final right leg I have 0.16v center leg I have 13v left leg 0 that is on tx [ Post made via Android ] http://www.c...

by smoke blower
Saturday, 22 July 2017, 13:07 PM
Forum: RADIO MODIFICATIONS
Topic: cobra 2000
Replies: 8
Views: 805

Re: cobra 2000

I will check the voltage on the driver and get back to you in a bit I had a bunch of company come in
by smoke blower
Saturday, 22 July 2017, 12:55 PM
Forum: RADIO MODIFICATIONS
Topic: cobra 2000
Replies: 8
Views: 805

Re: cobra 2000

Yeah it pegs the needle on the bench radio and loud audio on am and ssb. it is just that the cobra 2000 isn't putting out any power at all no dead key nothing on the watt meter
by smoke blower
Saturday, 22 July 2017, 9:45 AM
Forum: RADIO MODIFICATIONS
Topic: cobra 2000
Replies: 8
Views: 805

Re: cobra 2000

Same thing on ssb modulation is good on my test radio but no wattage output pa works great also. I installed a brand new final and still the same

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by smoke blower
Saturday, 22 July 2017, 7:07 AM
Forum: RADIO MODIFICATIONS
Topic: cobra 2000
Replies: 8
Views: 805

cobra 2000

I have a cobra 2000 that has lost its output. It was working then all of a sudden the power dropped slowly then that was it. the final checks good I have pa and receive. It keys up my test radio and has good modulation coming through it just no wattage output
by smoke blower
Sunday, 02 July 2017, 6:05 AM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

I hope so and the radio is working fine . The 10amp was the best size to work inside where the old one was

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by smoke blower
Saturday, 01 July 2017, 18:55 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

It would not go up to 13.8 it only went to like 12.60 or so watts. It was a 12v 10amp one

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by smoke blower
Saturday, 01 July 2017, 17:39 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

Hey Sonoma I received the power supply today the one you sent me pictures of. I installed it in the radio and it works great and heck the radio is 10lbs lighter also, thanks a lot for your help.
by smoke blower
Saturday, 24 June 2017, 7:40 AM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

Yeah I ordered the one you sent me the picture of I measured the Radio and it should fit good. I should get it next week sometime.

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by smoke blower
Friday, 23 June 2017, 18:54 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

You mean the rectifier I replaced that with a new one. Anyway I went ahead and ordered a new power supply that you sent me from eBay so I will put that in when I get it

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by smoke blower
Friday, 23 June 2017, 17:24 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

I have replaced ever part in on the power supply board and still 22v

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by smoke blower
Friday, 23 June 2017, 4:46 AM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

Ok I got the info I was just hoping to fix what I have kinda short on money right now. I guess it is only the power supply board or the rectifier that would cause this correct

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by smoke blower
Thursday, 22 June 2017, 16:29 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

Yeah I love the one I bought you told me to get man it checks everything

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by smoke blower
Thursday, 22 June 2017, 14:15 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

I bought a brand new bridge rectifier and still putting out 22volts. I tested both of the transistor and they checked good so what else could it be in the power supply

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by smoke blower
Monday, 19 June 2017, 3:54 AM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

I bought one of the testers you told me about some time ago that checks transistors, diodes, resistors, capacitor and so on and it is the best thing I ever bought. It tells you bad or unknown part. It shows the transistor to be good [ Post made via Android ] http://www.cbradiotalk.com/ext/sniper/mob...
by smoke blower
Sunday, 18 June 2017, 16:35 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

I did that and it beeped on two ways but not the other two. I have one here so I might just change it and see what happens. Yes in your last comment you said check c 176 and I did and that was it thank you. I don't know when I will get a chance to work on the power supply probably Friday I am on cal...
by smoke blower
Sunday, 18 June 2017, 13:19 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

Also how can I test the rectifier bridge

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by smoke blower
Sunday, 18 June 2017, 13:13 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

I tested tr 602 and it test good

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by smoke blower
Sunday, 18 June 2017, 13:06 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

I got the receive back Sonoma sorry it took so long to get back to you but c176 was shorted. Now I have to tackle the power supply issue

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by smoke blower
Saturday, 10 June 2017, 19:01 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

ok I will have to find them
by smoke blower
Saturday, 10 June 2017, 18:00 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

Unfortunately I have not really learn to read the schematic yet so I will replace the caps you said and see what happens if not I will probably try to find someone that might fix it for me

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by smoke blower
Saturday, 10 June 2017, 11:50 AM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

I replaced c175 and c179 and still the same

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by smoke blower
Saturday, 10 June 2017, 11:18 AM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

I replaced the audio chip with a brand-new one that I ordered. I have very low receive

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by smoke blower
Sunday, 04 June 2017, 17:50 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

Ok I did pull the transistors tr601 and tr602 and they tested good so I am not sure what else it could be.

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by smoke blower
Sunday, 04 June 2017, 16:23 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517



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by smoke blower
Sunday, 04 June 2017, 16:15 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

Ok I will try that and let you know I think the best thing is to probably order a new power supply board there only like $20 to $30 that way Everything is new. I won't be able to work on the radio until Friday I know I will be late most of the week getting home. I will try the caps first and see wha...
by smoke blower
Sunday, 04 June 2017, 14:19 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

The voltages are close but not exactly what they should be on pin-1 and pin-2. I don't have anymore time to work on it today but I wanted to let you know what I have now.

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by smoke blower
Sunday, 04 June 2017, 14:13 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

Hey Sonoma I had a chance to put the old audio chip in and it is recieving​ but it is real low the TALKBACK and Pa doesn't work.I took the voltages on the audio chip. 1=13.4v. 2=7.38v. 3=ov 4= 0v 5= 1.21v 6=1.21 v 7=0v 8= 0v 9= 6.90v 10= 14.30v [ Post made via Android ] http://www.cbradiotalk.com/ex...
by smoke blower
Saturday, 03 June 2017, 19:27 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

Ok Sonoma I will and thanks for your help I will put the other back in tomorrow sometime and let you know

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by smoke blower
Saturday, 03 June 2017, 19:08 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

ok yeah I got to go to I will get with you later I got to order a new chip the last one I had wasn't the right one and I don't have a radio to get one out of so
by smoke blower
Saturday, 03 June 2017, 18:28 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

ok pin 1=13.8 2=2.2v 3=0v 4=0v 5=1.10v 6=1.10v 7=2.20v 8= 2.20v 9=2.20v 10=13.8 so it looks like 2, 7,8.9 are wrong
by smoke blower
Saturday, 03 June 2017, 17:58 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

ok I did that and no receive so it must have blown the audio chip again I have another one here I can replace it real quick
by smoke blower
Saturday, 03 June 2017, 17:55 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

ok I will do that
by smoke blower
Saturday, 03 June 2017, 17:39 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

I just sent you a email sonoma
by smoke blower
Friday, 02 June 2017, 17:22 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

no audio on receive or pa only. audio I have on transmit only. and I have 14v on the board
by smoke blower
Friday, 02 June 2017, 17:19 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

Ok I replaced C175 and c 179 and yeah these were new I got from my provider. I thought if the audio chip was bad there would be no audio on transmit or can it be
by smoke blower
Friday, 02 June 2017, 17:09 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

I found spraying freeze spray on the audio chip the issue stopped so I put in a brand new audio chip now I have no sound at all. the radio is transmitting fine good audio and the meter is moving on receive just no sound also noticed the pa doesn't work even tried a external speaker but no sound at a...
by smoke blower
Friday, 02 June 2017, 16:51 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

are you around Sonoma
by smoke blower
Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 16:05 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

I will have to wait until​ tomorrow night to get back working on it I am still working

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by smoke blower
Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 8:58 AM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

I am not sure if the TALKBACK is part of the radio or in the echo board.

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by smoke blower
Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 8:54 AM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

Ok sorry it took so long I am busy as crap today on lunch break right now. I am glad you got the videos you can hear that piping sound I am talking about. I will say the radio recieves good and the radio keys like 2watts and swings like 40 or so watts [ Post made via Android ] http://www.cbradiotalk...
by smoke blower
Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 15:50 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

I just noticed I can turn the volume wide open and it starts popping real bad turn it down it stops turn it wide open it starts again. It can be receiving fine with volume a 1/4 the way open turn it more than half way it starts popping through the speaker [ Post made via Android ] http://www.cbradio...
by smoke blower
Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 15:10 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

The clicking is coming through the speaker but the radio isn't keyed up or no output when it does it just through the speaker but if I key the radio up then you can hear it on a test radio

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by smoke blower
Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 15:08 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

I checked those diodes all check good. It is almost like the TALKBACK has something to do with it if I turn it on it doesn't stick in the clicking mode but turn it off it starts. I have taken a video of what it is doing but I can't send to you Sonoma it says file to big so I don't know [ Post made v...
by smoke blower
Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 6:10 AM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

Ok I will check them this afternoon when I get home from work. Yeah it is wierd no one has ever heard of this happening. But like I said I was talking on it then all of a sudden it just started going off like a machine gun until I unkeyed the radio. I also tried different mics same Problem [ Post ma...
by smoke blower
Monday, 29 May 2017, 16:17 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

I didn't seem to see any issues with the plugs or solder joints

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by smoke blower
Monday, 29 May 2017, 16:17 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

I checked around for a bad solder joint and checked all the plugs but still doing the same thing.

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by smoke blower
Monday, 29 May 2017, 6:23 AM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Re: Galaxy 2517

Ok will do it is just wierd the radio recieves good and swings a good 40 watts or so when I say something in the mic boy that thing just starts clicking away like I said sounds just like a machine gun. [ Post made via Android ] http://www.cbradiotalk.com/ext/sniper/mobiledevice/images/Android.png
by smoke blower
Sunday, 28 May 2017, 14:05 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy 2517
Replies: 86
Views: 3713

Galaxy 2517

I am trying to get some help here my Galaxy 2517 with the 1969 finals has a clicking sound. I was talking on USB and all of a sudden the radio just started going click, click, click ,click just like a machine gun it does it on am also. When I unkey it is like a relay stuck it takes a few minutes bef...