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MMR40 – Finished… For now

Ok, I’ve spent enough time on this one project.  Once again, I couldn’t make it perfect (and that drives me crazy)… but it’s time to call it finished. The final touches involved a little chassis work.  A few coats of paint (but I was too lazy to fix the existing scratches in the top of […]

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MMR40 Front Panel (Cont’)

I found a piece of red acetate for the Digital Dial Display.  It was the tab on a notebook with dividers that I picked up at Target. After gluing this in place over the display hole, I applied glue to the faceplate and the laminated photo cover.  First, I tried Gorilla Glue, thinking that it […]

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MMR40 Front Panel

I used Visio to create a front panel image for the MMR-40.  I did a rough drawing first with the holes in the approximately correct places, then printed it several times on my laser printer.  By making slight adjustments each time, I ended up with a panel overlay that should fit pretty good (With 4 […]

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Another MMR40 fix

When I initially constructed the MMR40, I was going to use the original case.  So I put the band range switch on the bottom of the board to accomodate that.  Well with switching to the new case, I decided that I needed to move the switch to the front panel.  This had an unfortunate side […]

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Some MMR40 Fixes

While I was working on assembling the MMR40 into its chassis, I ran across a couple of problems. After I hooked up the antenna connector jumper from the SO-239 on the back of the chassis to the BNC connector on the board, I did a quick check of power out.  What’s this??? No Power?? How […]

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