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by Externet
Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What kind of dye is this?
Replies: 5
Views: 131

Re: What kind of dye is this?

What do you mean by "polish"... ? A wax, a polishing compound, a buffing compound ? Perhaps peek at the MSDS of the product you are curious about; may have clues on pigments. Here is one----> https://www.thetreatment.com/product/the-color-treatment-color-enhanced-liquid-car-wax-16oz/?doing_wp_cron=1...
by Externet
Wed Apr 03, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Diode forward/reverse resistance measurement
Replies: 8
Views: 1536

Re: Diode forward/reverse resistance measurement

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by Externet
Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Odd Commercial Products.........
Replies: 85
Views: 3919

Re: Odd Commercial Products.........

Gas powered lights had their era; unlikely to return...
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by Externet
Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Any integrated circuit that works as the old tone decoder but for RF ?
Replies: 7
Views: 180

Re: Any integrated circuit that works as the old tone decoder but for RF ?

Thanks, haklesup. Yes, bought broadcast FM receiver kits that use a TA2003 receiver chip, modified for 118 - 138MHz Rx and are working very well, (with distorted audio from FM demodulation that I do not care). Ordered AD8307 chips to experiment if those detect 10.7MHz at the chip IF node hopefully t...
by Externet
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Antenna Cable Routing.........
Replies: 9
Views: 314

Re: Antenna Cable Routing.........

Hi Tzap. I would test first for signal sufficiency and insert a preamplifier only if weak, at a point before signal gets distributed and passes so many connectors. That would be LNB output. Perhaps the diplexers/switch/splitter could be modified disconnecting their (choked) power path/feed ports goi...
by Externet
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Any integrated circuit that works as the old tone decoder but for RF ?
Replies: 7
Views: 180

Any integrated circuit that works as the old tone decoder but for RF ?

Hi.
Do you know of an IC like the NE567 audio tone decoder (detector) but for RF ?
Looking to detect the presence of 11MHz or 130MHz, turning a LED on.
by Externet
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Antenna Cable Routing.........
Replies: 9
Views: 314

Re: Antenna Cable Routing.........

Hi.
Consider if your satellite receivers DC fed on coaxial to the dish LNB do not interact improperly with the path trough/into several devices.
by Externet
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Impending Forum Milestone
Replies: 7
Views: 328

Re: Impending Forum Milestone

Yes, congratulations for Dacflyer !
It has been many years; from the days of Chris and 'pulling rice'.

The earliest group that I remember originated middle nineties at a Microsoft forum, then migrated to a Popular Electronics forum, then to Electronics Now before Nuts&Volts -if I have it right-
by Externet
Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Technology Backfire?
Replies: 31
Views: 706

Re: Technology Backfire?

Very right, CeaSaR.
The product of the non-stop-growth of laziness. Easier to massage a keyboard expecting a solution than doing real diagnostics. Too much work to unscrew spark plugs!. And not returning the replaced 'bad' parts to the owner. Easier and nearer is the garbage can.
by Externet
Fri Mar 01, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Technology Backfire?
Replies: 31
Views: 706

Re: Technology Backfire?

Hi Len. If Honda cannot, you can diagnose the drain yourself and sell the result to Honda plus bill for your time. :smile: Adding that battery switch will just give another weak point of failure and complexity besides the loss of memories you list for the compfusers. Probing current at each fuse hol...
by Externet
Thu Feb 28, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Technology Backfire?
Replies: 31
Views: 706

Re: Technology Backfire?

Hi Len.
If the Honda service centre cannot find the current path discharging the battery, they are incompetents. I would attempt to return/exchange the car to the dealer; then they may put some effort on the problem.
by Externet
Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sysop Note: Logon Amnesia
Replies: 21
Views: 1001

Re: Sysop Note: Logon Amnesia

A new one for Sysop...
Type three "x" on a post.
Look at what shows up.
by Externet
Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sysop Note: Logon Amnesia
Replies: 21
Views: 1001

Re: Sysop Note: Logon Amnesia

Thanks for your efforts, Sean.
My report above obeys to Linux and Firefox.
by Externet
Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sysop Note: Logon Amnesia
Replies: 21
Views: 1001

Re: Sysop Note: Logon Amnesia

Seems like the time window when logging in is very short to post something elaborated. The web site wants the user logged-in with the 'Remember me' selected to override the amnesia. But even with the 'Remember me' selected, if you turn your computer off; drops the login and does not remember the use...
by Externet
Wed Dec 26, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sorry, could not resist to post...
Replies: 27
Views: 3255

Re: Sorry, could not resist to post...

Well, fellows, resurrecting a very old post as I found the image corresponding to the link gone forever. And some who did not see it may enjoy it...

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