I sold mine for that very reason Carl.................joe
Carl Hyde wrote:
> Interesting thread on new radio. Sound like a Delta II update would be the
> My question concerns the Delta II Digital Display. On an otherwise really
> radio this display is driving me crazy. The backlighting doesn't seem very
> bright and I can't seem to find a way to front light the display to see it. I
> understand from TT that the display is not available as a replacement and that
> the backlight has a finite life span. Has anyone played with improving the
> display or any suggestions for lighting it?
> Jim wrote:
> > 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.
> > Jim W4KY
> > -----Original Message-----
> > 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
> > sacrifice?
> > >
> > >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
> > >so on.
> > >
> > >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
> > >VI+.
> > >
> > >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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