Paul Christensen wrote:
> > I still hope Ten Tec comes up with a midrange rig, because if anyone were
> >to judge a Ten Tec by the Scout alone, they would never sell an Omni.
> Interesting Chris. I purchased my Scout in '93 and my Omni 6 in '94. I
> purchased the Omni because I was so pleased with the performance of the
> In my opinion, the Scout is a transceiver that James Millen would have been
> proud of. Look at the similarities of the PTO and band change mechanism
> between the Scout and Millen's HRO series receivers.
> -Paul, W9AC
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Paul, I had three different Scouts. Although they had great receivers,
and were a delight to use, they drifted and jumped frequency badly. In
fact, above 30 WPM, they actually drifted or jumped right out of the
band pass of the other fellows receiver. I didn't believe it myself,
until I listened to it on my FT-1000. Yup, it actually went out of the
I remember James Millen well, both when with National, and as a Company.
I just don't think he would have been proud of that kind of performance!
James (Jim), Parsons, K5ROV USAF, Ret.
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