[amsat-bb] Elex equip surviving total immersion

W3AB/GEO w3ab at yahoo.com
Mon May 29 22:05:41 UTC 2017

You were fortunate Bob.

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On May 29, 2017, 14:13, at 14:13, Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
>Leaning over the edge of a pier, I heard a plunk and as they say, time
>slowed down as my brain instantly realized it was my cellphone,.
>I jumped in and dug around in the muck (about 3' deep) and probably in
>under a minute found it.  Ran to the house. ran fresh water all over
>dried it and then the same with alcohol.  Then dried it in the toaster
>(NOT ON, but I'd let it get too hot to touch, then turn it off and
>the phone in.
>That sorta worked.  But the screen was shot.  Next day I took it apart
>screws and then just unsnap everything.  There is virtually nothing
>but one circuit board anda  few chips and the chcklet keyboard.  The
>would not detach.
>So I then put the ckt brd  in a 60C (140F) box and left it 24 hours. 
>it works perfectly!
>Just FYI
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