> Not a bad idea. Older manuals are already on the way. My problem is I
> dont have very many.
> TO THE CURIOUS READERS (or other interested parties). If you have manuals
> for rigs you no longer have (or great looking copies), I can make
> use of them. TT only of course. Good in the call book, CD or email..
> 73 JB N4NQY
> >>> "Tom Scott" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 02/12/99 02:41am >>>
> (My apologies, I'm re-sending this without the filter request, I didn't
> want folks to miss this part.)
> So here's a slightly crazy idea that nevertheless has some appeal to me.
> I have a proposal for the group. If Ten-Tec won't publish service manuals,
> it occurs to me that we could compile unofficial data ourselves.
> Actually the idea came indirectly from my Dad. He suggested that when my
> Omni V comes back from being serviced by Ten-Tec (yeah my station
> looks real empty right now), I should go through it and measure some
> signals at key places and record the data for future use if I ever have to
> troubleshoot a failure. So it occurs to me that if we all chipped in we
> could collect some
> pretty comprehensive data. We could even get a feel for the range of
> values in a normally functioning rig. We could collect information about
> which areas of the system are the most prone to gradual degradation,
> where the major failure modes are, and which signals and tests are key to
> isolating problems. I would be willing to serve as a central compiler /
> editor of the data for the Omni V, perhaps others would volunteer to do
> likewise for their radios. Once we have compared notes, circulated the
> data around the group to refine it, and have something worth saving, we
> might explore the possibility of archiving this data on the unofficial
> Ten-Tec web site.
> Maybe this seems crazy, or trivial, to some, but I know it would help me.
> Sort of a collection of Ten-Tec Service FAQs.
> Just a thought, what do you think?
> - Tom
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