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[TenTec] Delta II info

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Subject: [TenTec] Delta II info
From: James D. Bruce" <jimnv3v@shore.intercom.net (James D. Bruce)
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 1998 22:21:55 -0500
I have also noted that there is not any mention of the Delta ll's. Anyway I
have had mine for a couple of years and use it for DX'ing and contesting. I
agree that it's not complicated, I've had no problems with it except for a
close litening strike that blew out the control board. It's computer
controllable ( uses IC735 commands), so I'm building the 232 interface for
it. It's small, portable and does the job. I'd reccommend it over the Jap
Jim Bruce
President/ Owner
Bruce Communications, Inc.
(410) 482-2682
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From: NW9G <nw9g@netusa1.net>
To: Greg Deiss <deissg@sd242.k12.id.us>
Cc: TenTec@contesting.com <TenTec@contesting.com>
To: <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Monday, January 26, 1998 4:46 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Delta II info

>At 11:38 AM 1/26/98 -0800, Greg Deiss wrote:
>>Does anyone out there have any experience with the Delta II (TenTec
>>model 536)?  I'm in the process of buying one, and I see much on this
>>reflector about nearly everything else TenTec-related but nothing about
>>the 536.  Any ideas/opinions/critiques that you'd be willing to pass on
>>would be greatly appreciated.
>>Greg Deiss, kl7qx
>Greg, I have one that I recently aquired.  I really like it.  I also have
>the Omni 5 which is a better rig but much more costly of one as well.
>I use it as a back up rig and find myself making most of my contacts on
>it here lately.  The omni 5 has a better audio quality to it but the
>Delta II can sure hold it's own.  I am speaking of a users perspective
>only.  I find it a very straight forward rig with easy to use controls
>and you don't have to read an encyclopedia to learn to use it.
>For portable or just as a main rig, it fits the bill.  Good luck
>and I am sure you will enjoy it.....Steve....NW9G
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