Bottom line, I expect to see a lot of the concepts that originated in the
Kachina 505 DSP to see light again in the Orion!
72/73/oo, George W5YR - the Yellow Rose of Texas
Fairview, TX 30 mi NE of Dallas in Collin county EM13qe
Amateur Radio W5YR, in the 56th year and it just keeps getting better!
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Jim Reid wrote:
> I believe the Orion will incorporate some of the Ten Tec
> "high end" rcvr, the RX-340, which only has 57 selectable
> IF widths to choose among, going on down to 100 Hz BW,
> and all the way out the 16 kHz BW! Also, the DSP filters
> of the 340 are really steeper/sharper brick walls than those
> within the other three offerings. The front end of the 340 is
> "stronger"; higher IP's by some 20 dB, typically. No other
> rcvr in the amateur market is so "strong" so far as I know.
> And the S meter of the 340 is really amazing! Very accurate
> all the way down to the noise threshold, exactly 6 dB per
> S unit, run by the processor, and completely independent
> from the RF gain control and AGC selection; never saw
> that before (maybe in the K2, I have been told).