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AR7030 Power Supply Fail

After sixteen years of reliable operation, the model 952452 power supply for my AOR 7030 receiver finally died.

I was tuning around listening to CW and datamodes stations that sounded like they all had raspy notes. A quick check on the PSU voltage with a voltmeter revealed it was sitting at 17v whereas it should be 15v. Substituting the PSU with another (AOR) 15v power supply cleaned up the raspy signals again so I decided to investigate if it was repairable.

AR7030 PSU disassembly

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