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Re: Looks like my RB didn't survive first thunderstorm of the year
« Reply #15 on: May 17, 2014, 07:51:54 AM »
I will get on to them Kenny.

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Re: Looks like my RB didn't survive first thunderstorm of the year
« Reply #16 on: May 24, 2014, 06:10:44 AM »
They emailed asking me to fill the form in Add Coverage section of RB24 so did I.  That was 5 days ago..  My feeder account still not activated.

In the mean time my RB has arrived Waters & Stanton.  Let see how soon I get the repaired RB back.

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Re: Looks like my RB didn't survive first thunderstorm of the year
« Reply #17 on: May 24, 2014, 07:41:40 AM »
Hi Kenny,

Thanks for the update, have emailed them again

Alan

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Re: Looks like my RB didn't survive first thunderstorm of the year
« Reply #18 on: May 28, 2014, 06:57:33 PM »
Hi,
I just received my radar-box back from Waters & Stanton after it went very deaf.

I am now only getting about half what I was receiving before.

I wonder if its the Saw filter that's the problem something is definitely limiting my signal as I could see SE for 200nm before

Not happy!!
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Re: Looks like my RB didn't survive first thunderstorm of the year
« Reply #19 on: May 28, 2014, 07:26:18 PM »
I would get back on to Waters and Stanton, they should have checked it was working OK before they dispatched it to you.

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Re: Looks like my RB didn't survive first thunderstorm of the year
« Reply #20 on: May 28, 2014, 07:54:49 PM »
Hi Alan,
On the invoice it said Checked and working OK .

At this moment I can not see any aircraft over the North Sea as before i could read SAS for a long time before timing out and I used to see right down from Leeds to almost the Dutch coast.

Although it 's a little better than when I sent it in it took them 3 weeks to do and had to ring twice about the progress mmm.

And of course all of this is costing money.

Rant over

Thanks Alan

John

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Re: Looks like my RB didn't survive first thunderstorm of the year
« Reply #21 on: June 24, 2014, 02:18:16 PM »
Until now haven't heard from both AirNav or Waters and Stanton since I sent the box on May 14.  AirNav support hasn't reply my mail either.  Should I worry?

BTW My share client account still hasn't been activated.  I wouldn't worry about this.

Kenny
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Re: Looks like my RB didn't survive first thunderstorm of the year
« Reply #22 on: June 24, 2014, 02:43:15 PM »
Hi Kenny,

I keep waiting to see the returns from Bangkok.  I have emailed support and am waiting on a reply.

I would suggest you contact Waters and Stanton by email to find out mailto:  [email protected]

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Re: Looks like my RB didn't survive first thunderstorm of the year
« Reply #23 on: August 04, 2014, 12:13:59 PM »
Finally, I've got the box back from post office.

Kenny
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Re: Looks like my RB didn't survive first thunderstorm of the year
« Reply #24 on: August 04, 2014, 01:29:42 PM »
Lovely to see Bangkok back on the air Kenny.

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Re: Looks like my RB didn't survive first thunderstorm of the year
« Reply #25 on: August 04, 2014, 02:11:21 PM »
Welcome back Kenny!
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Re: Looks like my RB didn't survive first thunderstorm of the year
« Reply #26 on: August 04, 2014, 02:25:15 PM »
Hi Kenny,
Ditto, just in time for the monsoons?  Just a thought, did W&S list the fault or replaced components?  I've just noticed that the clock time in here is GMT -1, what's that, Central European time?   I'd've expected UTC Z - GMT time to be used for an application like this.

I ought to take the AOR AR8000 off my profile, it was lifted when I was in Weybridge and London in June/July - anyone got one they'd like to sell me?
« Last Edit: August 04, 2014, 03:27:36 PM by CoastGuardJon »
ANRB :  AOR AR8000 : Icom R-7000 : Icom IC-R9000 : JRC NRD-545 : OptoElectronics Digital Scout and OptoLinx Interface; Realistic Pro-2005 : UBC 800XLT - listed in alphabetical order, not cost, preference, performance or entertainment value!

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Looks like my RB didn't survive first thunderstorm of the year
« Reply #27 on: August 05, 2014, 03:05:52 AM »
Hi Kenny,
Ditto, just in time for the monsoons?  Just a thought, did W&S list the fault or replaced components?  I've just noticed that the clock time in here is GMT -1, what's that, Central European time?   I'd've expected UTC Z - GMT time to be used for an application like this.

I ought to take the AOR AR8000 off my profile, it was lifted when I was in Weybridge and London in June/July - anyone got one they'd like to sell me?

Hi CoastGuardJon,

The repair log they told me was:

    "Replaced F1 and added a resistor modification to help reduce chance of damage to SAW filter. Tested ok."
 
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Kanok
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Re: Looks like my RB didn't survive first thunderstorm of the year
« Reply #28 on: August 05, 2014, 09:34:19 AM »
Hi Kanok,
"Replaced F1 and added a resistor modification to help reduce chance of damage to SAW filter. Tested ok."

Not quite the classic repair - "SAW filter replaced" - good to have you back with us!   How are you finding the sensitivity now, any reduction in range, although of course, that could be due to weather conditions or A/C not flying as high etc..
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Re: Looks like my RB didn't survive first thunderstorm of the year
« Reply #29 on: August 05, 2014, 02:54:39 PM »
Hi CostGuardJon,

The RB still building a new polar plot.  But from what I see it is quite similar to the one before repair.  I may have to compare the screen capture after it has enough plot.

Kenny.
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