How To Fix Walkie Talkie Antenna

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Feb 26

How To Fix Walkie Talkie Antenna

How To Fix Walkie Talkie Antenna Works

Expect you’re the director of a radio station and you have to transmit your ventures to the more broad world. How might you go about it? You use enhancers to get the insights of people’s voices and change them into electrical imperativeness. You take that power and, openly talking, make it stream along a tall metal gathering mechanical assembly (boosting it in power usually so it will fly out basically to the degree you require into the world). As the electrons (unassuming particles inside particles) in the electric current squirm forward and in reverse along the gathering mechanical assembly, they make imperceptible electromagnetic radiation as radio waves. These waves go out at the speed of light, carrying your radio venture with them. What happens when I turn on my radio in my home two or three miles away? The radio waves you sent travel through the metal gathering mechanical assembly and cause electrons to squirm forward and in reverse. That creates an electric current—a sign that the electronic portions inside my radio change yet again into sound I can tune in.



Repair of those Walkie-Talkie Antennas  by B.W. Tired of paying $16 + for a new antenna? If the top section is busted, bent ‘out of shape’, can be repaired for about $3…. If load isn’t busted, obtain Radio Shack #270-1401 ‘Replacement Telescoping Antenna’. This method of repair is proven on all R/S ‘loaded’ Telescoping Antennas that are on their Walkie-Talkies. By following steps below can repair in no time.

How To Fix Walkie Talkie Antenna

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  1. Unscrew top retainer nut on load, slide up/off if top is missing.
  2. Slide plastic sleeve up/off the antenna completely.
  3. Unscrew bottom retainer nut, slide down.
  4. Unsolder the wire from load to tab, CAREFULLY. (See drawing).
  5. Pull bottom of antenna shaft out of load.
  6. Push top of antenna down thru the load. NOTE: If top is still on the whip, bust off; OR; push down till the two retainers on sides come out and remove them. Then pull the top section up and off. Discard old top section.
  7. On the new replacement telescoping antenna ‘ fully extend and modify as below instructions;
  8. Break off bottom of antenna 2” from the end
  9. Push Section 2 thru Section 1, until the retainers can be removed.
  10. Pull Section 1 off , and discard – remainder is the new top portion of antenna.


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