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Subject: [TenTec] filter installation
From: pito@nera.no (Piotr Tomczak)
Date: Wed, 04 Aug 1999 13:58:26 +0100
I do not sure about omni V but

1. The filters can be put either side, there is no differance.
2. If you put normall 217 in 217 place you have to compensate for 
the filter loss by moving the gain jumper from low to high position...

In Omni VI there is jumper nearest the front panel nearby the filter.

Check it !

Piotr LA9HFA

At 07:45 AM 8/4/99 -0400, you wrote:
>ok folks, help!.
>Please tell me I did something wrong or that this is the exspected outcome.
>I installed the 500hz filter modle 217 where the 1.8 modle 218 was in my
>This was the filter sitting by itself and as you look at the rig upside
>down with the front facing you, the filter next to the other filters which
>are in a row on the right side and this one is by itself to the left and
>sitting sideways.
>I put it in so the writing as you look at it is reading correctly from left
>to right.
>I turned on the rig and noticed the audio was much lower than before. Is
>this exspected or did I put the filter in backward. I don't know if they
>can be installed backward or not. I also need to check to be sure I didn't
>bump that little wire that runs along side the other filters. Can't
>remember what that wire does, but in any case please someone tell me this
>is normal.
>I didn't think the new filter should drop the audio from being a bit noisy
>to being so quiet. Seems though the Omni is still hearing well, but I like
>to know what others have to say just so I know I didn't do something bad<g>.
>tnx es 73 de Scott/n3byy
>btw, if anyone wants the 218 filter, I'll take $60 shipped.
>73 de Scott/n3byy
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