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Armstrong

  Armstrong 100 watt FM Exciter.  Approximately 20 years in service.  Built by RVR in Italy, these units are re-badged by Armstrong, Bext and probably others.  They’re generally very good, until the day they aren’t.    Today is that day.  […]

Gates

  The Harris “Gates” series AM transmitters were produced approximately 1990-2000 and most are still providing good service.  This is a later unit and it’s tripped a fault alarm at the studio after overnight storms.  Let’s take a look!    […]

Marti

    Marti STL 15-C. These were the microwave equivalent of a swiss army knife in the 1990s.  Frequency agile and affordable.   There are still quite a few putting in a day’s work. This one isn’t. Let’s find out why.  […]

OMB

 OMB is a Spanish transmitter manufacturer with a small USA footprint.  Every once in a while I come across a piece of their equipment.  Today is one of those days.   ..Except   this looks an awful lot like an RVR TEX-100… […]

528E

      Here we go again, Symetrix 528E mike Processors.  Some noisy, some non-functional. Let’s pick one and see what we can find.                                  […]

Bext

  Bext LEX25.   These are simple, workhorse exciters. 0-25 watts, VSWR foldback, basic remote control and metering capabilities.  They are fairly good sounding units for their age and design price. This one is 2001 vintage and has no AFC lock. […]

Behringer

  Behringer. No sane person repairs these.   At about $200 brand new and $40-50 used, why would you?  Oh why not. Let’s open it up.                                […]

FX30

I still occasionally get a FX30 exciter with the original snip-to-set frequency selection DIP header (pictured at top). $4  worth of DIP switches and frequency changes become much easier. This one needed a few minor repairs. Let’s dig in!       […]