Omni 6 + rx in a Delta II case. And bring back the Omni V audio filter.
To be more realistic for a $1200-$1400 range, the Delta II was close. Need a
somewhat better rx with built-in dsp, an Omni 6 computer interface. A
built-in tuner would be nice (like the 570D). The bottom line for me would
be features very similar to the 570D, but built by Ten Tec.
From: Eric N Boe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: TenTec@contesting.com <TenTec@contesting.com>
Date: Sunday, September 13, 1998 9:50 PM
Subject: [TenTec] The $1200-1400 TenTec - What features would you want and
>To the group:
>I saw a mention in a post for the desire for a TenTec rig between the
>Scout & Omni VI+. I thought this would make an interesting thread. What
>I am asking the group to do is to summarize what features they would see
>included in an imaginary TenTec rig in the $1200 to $1400 range. The
>competition would include the 706, DX70 & DX77, FT100, TS570D, FT920, and
>The rules are simple. Just post to the group a features list for the
>pretend rig. Include any narrative that explains why you chose those
>features TenTec is famous for, features TenTec hasn't included in the
>past, and why you left out certain items in the current top rig, the Omni
>Why bother to reply? Well, TenTec has certain strengths over the
>competition, and it will be interesting to see which of those strengths
>show up as being more important in this day of ever-increasing
>computer-oriented features. In addition, it should be fun to compare the
>features list with past rigs. The ideal mid-range rig may already exist.
> Lastly, it should be just plain fun.
>73's - Eric (K0AVW)
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