[amsat-bb] Elex equip surviving total immersion
w3ab at yahoo.com
Mon May 29 22:05:41 UTC 2017
You were fortunate Bob.
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73 de W3AB/GEO
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!
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