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Wouxun KG-UV3D: Failure 3 PCB

For completeness, here’s the inside of the most recent Wouxun KG-UV3D radio failure:

Wouxun KG-UV3D - failure 3 - PCB

Wouxun KG-UV3D – failure 3 – PCB

The build quality has definitely improved since the previous radios in 2011:

Wouxun KG-UV3D - PCB overview

Wouxun KG-UV3D – PCB overview

There’s still plenty of flux to go around, but it’s not nearly as crusty as before.

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  1. #1 by truthspew on 2018-03-31 - 08:43

    Still though it’s a terrible looking solder job on the newer one too.

    • #2 by Ed on 2018-03-31 - 08:46

      I’ve done worse, but I haven’t been proud of it …