The FM button can be fun. When 10 meters is open, the repeaters up in
the 29.600 area are a blast. The squelch circuit on the Omni VI works
and is quieter than other FM receivers I've used. Although I don't use
it that much (I usually chase DX or contest), I'm awful glad it's there.
Worked VE7 to W6 via a repeater in St. Thomas the other day.........
73 es GL DX de Dave
>From: Dale L. Martin[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
>Sent: Thursday, January 29, 1998 8:44 AM
>Subject: Re: [TenTec] The demise of manufacture
>I would never go so far as to say anything would make everyone
>In fact, I would be bothered greatly by it if Ten-Tec
>incorporated the useless circuitry needed for AM, especially if
>they did it at the expense of something else that would either
>enhance the CW or receiver operation.
>Why would one need AM capability? Even HF foreign broadcast
>stations are moving away from it. Can't one do the same with USB
>I'm not even sure I like the idea of the FM button on my OMNI VI.
>In fact, I'm sure I don't care for it. I never use it; naver
>have, probably never will..but, I guess there are a few people
>who are using it to warrant it being placed there.
>>Now if we can just get Ten-Tec to add AM to their rigs we would
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