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[TenTec] Omni Vi

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Subject: [TenTec] Omni Vi
From: n4lq@iglou.com (Steve Ellington N4LQ)
Date: Wed, 6 Oct 1999 19:58:16 -0400
Yep...the receiver is tops compared to JA rigs. Much easier on the
ears! If folks would read down through all of those glowing reviews
they should notice that it's all about the receiver. Of course the
reviews were all positive and all done without expensive lab
equipment. But look what happens when someone makes a negative comment
about a $3,000 radio. Whoa....
Steve N4LQ
----- Original Message -----
From: W7CW Jay E Ostrem <wc7m@vcn.com>
To: Steve Ellington <n4lq@iglou.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 06, 1999 4:13 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Omni Vi freq drift and poor keyer?

> Hi Steve,  I just want to commend you on your ability to keep your
sense of
> humor with all the grief posted on TenTec today.
> BFO drift?  You betcha, if that is what caused the PBT control to
> go off center during our 160 mtr contests.
> There is a 5v regulator heatsinked to the divider, that is also
> that aggravates the problem.
> I'm sending my 6+ back to TenTec tomorrow for an operator induced TR
> problem, and I'm ordering a new top cover to butcher for cooling
> I love the reciever though, did alot of rigA/rigB testing, and its a
> Take care Steve!
>                               73 Jay W7CW
>                                  1AB Ranch
>                                  Gillette, Wyoming

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