Thank goodness for archiving. Here's the info I got from my archive and
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From: Steve Ellington <email@example.com>
To: John Garrett <firstname.lastname@example.org...
Date: 3/30/97 8:48pm
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Netting with Paragon
> Also, how can I adjust the output power for less than 5 Watts for QRP
> operation without reducing the maximum output power achievable?
As for the power reduction. Replace R44 with 10k ohms on 2nd mixer board.
Reset ALC for 100 watts. This mod gives a range of 100w down to approx. 2
Steve Ellington N4LQ@IGLOU.COM Louisville, Ky
From: "Ten-Tec, Inc." <74130.212%CompuServe.COM@internet.rkd.snds.com>
Date: 10/28/96 3:29pm
Subject: 585/562 Low Power Mods
Instructions for modifiying either the 585 Paragon I or 562 Omni V
for low power operation:
For the 585 Paragon I:
Replace R44 with 10K ohms on 2nd mixer board. Reset ALC for 100 watts.
This mod gives a range of 100 watts down to approx. 2 watts.
For the 562 Omni V:
Change R46 to 10k ohms on 9 MHz xtal filter board. Reset ALC for 100
watts. Range of 100 watts down to less than 1 watt.
73, Scott Robbins KY2P, Ten-Tec
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>>> "R. Eric Sluder" <email@example.com> 04/12/98
>Scott, I just recently purchased a Paragon. I had called Scott at Ten
>Tec before my purchase to inquire if it was possible to lower the output
>on the Paragon. He rattled off the complete procedure, but I didn't
>write it down since I didn't own one yet. So, if he can dictate it over
>the phone, it must be factory authorized. I seem to remember him saying
>the mod would take it down to 2 watts. BTW, mine goes down to about 23
>watts right now, I'm planning on contacting Scott or the service dept.
>soon to get the mod again.
>Hope this helps.
>Scott Rosenfeld [NF3I] wrote:
> Have a Paragon.
> Min power output is about 10 watts (factory spec says 25).
> I NEED to go lower. Anyone know of a factory-authorized modification?
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