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2006 12 -- The Hitlist
The overall job is to replace the existing SGC SSB with a new ICOM 802 unit and also troubleshoot issues with the Furuno 208 weatherfax:
  • Provide and install
  • ICOM 802
  • AT140 Tuner
  • Confirm all SSB wiring, grounding, etc.
  • Troubleshoot poor quality images coming from Furuno 208 weatherfax

The Outcome -- 2006 12
  • New ICOM 802 and AT140 tuner installed and operational.
  • Furuno unit serviced by Furuno factory and reinstalled.

2007 01 Update
SSB appears functional but requires mounting clean up to address excessive silicon behind mounting panel, plugging a hole in the
instrument panel and mounting the mic clip.  Weatherfax problem persists even after factory service.