6500 receiver going dead

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The receiver on a Flex 6500 goes dead or is slow to recover. Operating the RF Gain a few times it will recover but is unstable. Relay?
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Roger Schneider

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Posted 9 months ago

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George Molnar, KF2T, Elmer

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If the Noise Blanker is set too high, this can make the receiver slow to respond.
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Roger Schneider

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Thank you George. I believe the NB was the reason for the slow response. That appears to be fixed.  
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Roger Schneider

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And, it appears that the dead receiver issue has gone away. I'll just have to keep using it to find out. I have tried to get the receive to drop out by flipping the RF gain back and forth. It now appears to be stable.
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Roger Schneider

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It appears that my NB settings were the cause of the silent receiver issues, also.  Operator error! Thank you KF2T for your help.  73 Roger W9FF