RCA BTA-1R1 AM and RCA BTA-500R
Transmitter Restoration

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Why it's important to check EVERYthing! Broken motor terminal.

Motor mounting plate heat damage

Remanufactured mounting plate and cleaned/lubed motor

Reassembled HV adjust motor assembly

Broken HV relay! Ouch.

Lower panel removed from cabinet

Lower panel refurbrished

Completed subassemblies

Center panel removed - note broken relay

Disassembly continues ...

Oscillator subassembly rebuilt and tested
(note the heat damage on the PCB!)

Bottom view of oscillator subassembly with newly fabricated enclosure

RF upper panel after cleaning

Underside of RF panel after cleaning

Wiring harness; it's bigger than it looks!

Beginning of reassembly ...

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