Kenwood TM -D700 noisy fan

Was dealing with an older Kenwood TM D700 VHF/UHF mobile. Fan was really noisy to the point of being unusable in the home qth. I googled the problem and found that if you remove the fan from the casing, peel off the fan identity sticker and add a few drops of light oil the noise stops… fyi to all and 73 for now.

SARC at the Loppet


After three years of cancelled Reino Keski-Salmi Loppets, due to COVID-19, SARC was back on the mountain assisting the loppet organizers with communications on the course this year.  Nearly 400 people participated in 39th Annual event, ranging in age from 2 to 85.  Ski conditions were not the greatest due to plus two degree temperatures but for those monitoring the check points the warmer temperatures meant fingers and noses weren’t being frozen.  The biggest problem was staying dry.   Once again our crew provided needed assistance when there were some problems with the course radios and Mike provided radio communications for a medical issue at his check point.

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