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Old October 8th 06, 10:18 PM posted to rec.radio.shortwave
Du_Hicky
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Default dx-398 speaker needed

My speaker in my dx-398 finally died after all these years. I did a
quick search at Radio Shack and apparently they no longer sell
replacement parts. If someone could lead me in the right direction it
would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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Old October 9th 06, 12:33 AM posted to rec.radio.shortwave
David
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On Sun, 08 Oct 2006 17:18:59 -0400, Du_Hicky
wrote:

My speaker in my dx-398 finally died after all these years. I did a
quick search at Radio Shack and apparently they no longer sell
replacement parts. If someone could lead me in the right direction it
would be greatly appreciated. Thanks



http://www.ccrane.com/index.aspx
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Old October 9th 06, 01:37 AM posted to rec.radio.shortwave
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David wrote in
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On Sun, 08 Oct 2006 17:18:59 -0400, Du_Hicky
wrote:

My speaker in my dx-398 finally died after all these years. I did a
quick search at Radio Shack and apparently they no longer sell
replacement parts. If someone could lead me in the right direction it
would be greatly appreciated. Thanks



http://www.ccrane.com/index.aspx



Ccrane gear is Junk.

Why would anyone want to buy a plastic shortwave radio.

SC
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Old October 9th 06, 01:37 AM posted to rec.radio.shortwave
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Du_Hicky wrote in
s.com:

My speaker in my dx-398 finally died after all these years. I did a
quick search at Radio Shack and apparently they no longer sell
replacement parts. If someone could lead me in the right direction it
would be greatly appreciated. Thanks



You could get an external speaker and plug it in the earphone jack.

SC
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Old October 9th 06, 03:15 AM posted to rec.radio.shortwave
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Default dx-398 speaker needed


Du_Hicky wrote:
My speaker in my dx-398 finally died after all these years. I did a
quick search at Radio Shack and apparently they no longer sell
replacement parts. If someone could lead me in the right direction it
would be greatly appreciated. Thanks


http://www.kiwa.com/ATS909.html

It has come to our attention that many of the DX398 (Radio Shack)
receivers have speaker problems. If you hear a buzzing sound on speech
or a fuzziness to the sound quality, the speaker most likely will
require replacement. Evidently there are many DX398's out there that
have failing speakers. Kiwa offers a replacment speaker for $5.00 (does
not include shipping). If you wish Kiwa to install a new speaker the
cost is $16.00 (includes the cost of the speaker). Since this problem
is uncommon, it is not part of the package price mentioned above.

Harold

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Old October 9th 06, 01:18 PM posted to rec.radio.shortwave
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Du_Hicky wrote:
My speaker in my dx-398 finally died after all these years. I did a
quick search at Radio Shack and apparently they no longer sell
replacement parts. If someone could lead me in the right direction it
would be greatly appreciated. Thanks


Pulled from an earlier thread in this group:
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"From: Brian - view profile
Date: Tues, Jun 6 2006 9:07 pm
Email: "Brian"
Groups: rec.radio.shortwave

AEZAEL wrote in message
...
I bought a Sangean ATS909 from them and stored it after trying it out,
after 9 months I put a full set of batteries in it and it would not
work at all. Sent it back to Crane and was charged $ 37.00 and I
was sent a different radio, ( I know because I had marked the case
slightly} I tested it again and every thing worked fine.
After 1 year I again tried the radio with new batteries and guess
what ? the radio did not work properly, the sound was very distorted
and when I talked to the people at Crane I was told it would cost at
least $ 89.00 for a new speaker this for a radio that cost #289.00.
I checked the radio out with earphones and the sound was fine
so I am hedging my bets and packing the radio with a good set of
headphones.


If you are interested in an inexpensive replacement speaker for your
909,
try the url below. It was given me by a member of this group recently,
and
for a mere 99 cents, I was extremely impressed with its performance.
The
part number, if you're interested is: 13-404.

www.hosfelt.com

-Brian "
--------------------------------------------------
I bought 2 13-404s back in June just in case. Look to be the same
as teh speaker in the ATS909/DX398 but I can't swear so.

Terry

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Old October 9th 06, 04:37 PM posted to rec.radio.shortwave
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Nawww,,,, I won't say that one either.
cuhulin
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because I am drunk and I don't know what I am not saying.
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Old October 9th 06, 05:31 PM posted to rec.radio.shortwave
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bush is a Cheap Low Life POS!!!!
I Call for NUKEING
pyyongyang!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
cuhulin

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Old October 9th 06, 07:01 PM posted to rec.radio.shortwave
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YES,we will gather at the Riverrrrr,,, that throws at the Throne of
GODDDDDDD,,,,,,,
The Green Trail movie.
cuhulin

 




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