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AM Band buzz

I recently bought a SR3 from a seller on e-bay, and it has developed an annoying buzz. This happens only when using the radio on AM. When listening to the radio, everything is perfectly clear, but every 20 seconds (measured with a stopwatch!), it gives a buzz lasting for about a half-second. Do you have any idea what could be causing this? Or, where you might direct me? Thanks for any info you may be able to give. Grace, Peace, and most of all, Love. Jim Harvey

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Re: AM Band buzz

This may well be interference from an external source, for anyone that reads this. Firstly, try another location & power point.

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I have an Eton G3 recently purchased which has an operators manual, but does not contain any references to the layout of the buttons etc. I would like a link to find out the correct use of the radio

The buttons are marked and the use of most of them is self-evident.
The number keys are used to enter frequencies (direct tuning).
Lock locks the radio and prevent changes (trurning ON or OFF, changing frequency, any function change is blocked)
Sleep sets a timer.
+, - go up or down in frequency, or when you are setting time.
U/LSB is for toggling Upper or Lower Side Bands.
Auto Up and Auto Down are for the automatic tuning system (scanning the frequency spectrum)
AM is for switching to the AM (medium wave band)
AM/Meter band is for switching to the Short wave bands, and FM is for Frequency modulation band.
VOL + and - increase and decrease volume levels

Page/time: It has 700 memory locations to store frequencies. These are organized in pages (maybe up to 100 pages). You jump to next page with that button. Used also when setting time . Please read the instructions.

F1 to F7 are used to select the day for the alarm. F1 for Day 1, Sunday, F2 for Monday, etc) You can set an alarm for each day of the week.
Reset to reset configuration
TZ/Line in TZ set time zone, Line In if you wan to use the speaker of the radio as the output device for a signal from some other radio, or MP3 player
The tuning knob may also be used to change the displayed value while setting time (I can't remember exactly. You have the manual)
Erase erasing a stored frequency or a page (Check that)
Copy see above.

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FM frequecy increases/decreases too mugh pr. step

Hi, Your post/description "the frequency increases in steps of .2 Mhz or 200Khz" refers to the increment of frequency spacing between tuning steps and is largely dependent on the radio standards of the country/region the radio is intended to be used. Assuming no hardware fault to the radio, tuning steps may be adjusted by: 1. With the radio switched off, press the Step/Band button for about 2 seconds. This will display the current FM tuning step (200Khz as in your case); 2. With the radio switched off, press the Step/Band button for about 10 seconds. This will display FM and a blinking 50Khz with a single beep sound. By rotating the Tuning Control you can increase or decrease this value. 3. pressing the Step/Band button again will move you to the tuning increments of the AM band again adjustable via the Tuning Control. 4. pressing the Step/Band button again will save the setting and complete the process. Hope this be of some help. Good luck and kind regards.

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I just purchased the G6 Aviator. The FM band works well, but none of the AM or shortwave stations get reception. I have tried the antenna up and down, indoors and outdoors with no success.

It sounds like the whole am band is not working which includes the shortwave bands, there is no remedy to correct this and is clearly a manufacture defect. The best solution is return the radio because there is nothing more that can be done in it's present condition.

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AM Button Stuck

It could be that dirt has gone into the system, please remove and use a good cleaning oil spray to release the switch. however if the button is activating a carbon track you will need to retrace the carbon track using a carbon pen which can be bought from an electronic spare store. Please do not use high pressure to activate as this might damage. Hope this helps? good day

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Loud buzzing and getting only AM reception on the FM setting. Any ideas?

Possible that the band knob has slipped on it's shaft or has become out of line or loose. Try pulling the knob off, making not of the position and see if the shaft is loose. Try to get back to me on this.....

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Don't take your radio to work. Get your work done , then go home and listen to it. You will get better reception in a res. area.

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It sounds like a component on the circuit board is heating up. Open the radio up and check if anything is overheating, if so replace the defective part.

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