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IC-736 total failure whilst on air, fuse OK, nothing smelt burning etc, not over heated, no voltage surge, SWR was moderate but protected by APC circuit. Totally dead now.

This radio has given 15 years fault free service, surprised that it has failed. Have a service manual, but little time to work on it. Fuse changed, but unit is still dead. Suspect a Power Supply failure, but nothing smelt burning etc, maybe APC unit failed as SWR was moderate to high at the time?

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Hi Jack, (No Pun Intended)

As this is such a fine radio, I would take it to the radio doctor for a once over check-up, The technician will find the problem and give you an estimate of cost to repair the fault, Take care of you radio, it's a great unit that should give you many more years of service.

I hope this advice is of help to you.

Cheers,
Peter

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