[time-nuts] Odd FTS 4060 Behavior

Raj vu2zap at gmail.com
Mon Jun 14 11:48:06 EDT 2010


IMHO gold does not tarnish but below/above the amalgam of gold with solder the solder probably will. The best solder connect will be where the different metal layers amalgam deeply. A thicker gold plating should work better.

AGlenn Little WB4UIV wrote:

>>I do not know why the manufacturers insist on gold plating leads that are designed to be soldered.
>>Silver plating seems like a better solution.
>>In this case, it appears that pins were soldered that were not designed to be soldered.
>
>gold does not tarnish, silver does

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Raj, VU2ZAP
Bangalore, India. 





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