[aprssig] D700 blowing power fuses
dougy at ruraltel.net
Thu Jul 19 00:47:46 CDT 2007
Have you disconnected the positive lead at the radio and battery to
check to see if there is any continuity from the positive power lead to
the vehicle chassis? There should be none, if there is, follow Matt's
advice on, inspecting the harness to the radio or, abandon the one your
using and reroute a new one, whatever is easier. Good Luck
Kansas USA inc.
Joel Kandel wrote:
> Has anyone run into the D700 blowing the 20 amp fuse on the positive
> power lead to the car battery? All cabling seems to check out until
> connected to my D700. Then, in random intervals, the fuse blows. It
> doesn't seem to correlate to trasmitting times either.
> Resistance measurements on the power leads attached to the radio with
> battery power disconnected seem to swing between "open line" and 30
> megohms. Anyone know what the readings should be with power disconnected?
> Joel Kandel, KI4T
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