DC Applied to Antenna Jack!

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My bad -- while changing some cables around, I reversed my remote ATU bias tee, putting 12VDC across the ANT1 jack. 

ANT2 and the rig work just fine (RX/TX, good power, etc.). ANT1 appears to be open (not a big surprise). Before I go any further, is this a user-fixable item, or time for my very trusty 6500 to go to Austin?

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George Molnar, KF2T, Elmer

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Posted 4 years ago

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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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George - the 6500 needs to return to the mothership for some love and attention.  I just issued you an RMA.

Fortunately the sacrificial components in the RF signal path before the SCU did their job and the SCU was not damaged.