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[TenTec] Omni V audio mod

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Subject: [TenTec] Omni V audio mod
From: Gary Hoffman" <ghoffman@spacetech.com (Gary Hoffman)
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2002 18:59:04 -0500

Some people like general coverage radios for SWL... so if that's your =
thing, fine.

But, if you want a really good receiver, the last thing you want is =
general coverage.

This throws away a huge amount of performance before you even get =

Since you are interested in DX and contesting, I'd think of it as a bad =

73 de Gary, AA2IZ

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  >.S. [The reason I am asking these questions is because I am thinking =

  >getting a new (used) rig and I want use it for listening to DX, =

  >relaxed contesting and I also want a really nice sounding ssb rig. I =
want a

  >rig that sounds as good as Jupiters are supposed to sound, but I also =

  >a receiver as good as an Omni. I would settle for a receiver not =
quite as

  >good as an Omni. I am also considering the 756 and TS 850. Of course =

  >Orion would also do the trick <wide grin> ]


  >Bob ,KB1CIW

  Consider the Ten Tec Paragon. It shares much of the same circuitry as =
the Omni, the crystal filters are common, (6 MHz I think). These can be =
found at a reasonable price, and though don't have the same number of =
bells and whistles as the 756 or TS-850, do have general coverage =

  I used my Paragon in the contest this past weekend on 10 meters for a =
few hours. Was operating Hunt and Pounce until the pile-up found me. Had =


  George V73GT

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