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[TenTec] Orion interface

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Subject: [TenTec] Orion interface
From: k7kj@arrl.net (Greg Hodsdon)
Date: Fri Apr 4 12:44:34 2003
One option you have is to wait for N4PY's Orion software release.
Carl tells me it may be available by early June.

I have been using N4PY software for the Pegasus/RX340 for
two years now and control the Hercules amp through a TopTen
band decoder which uses the Yaesu (BCD) format.  This should
be plug and play for your antenna switching requirements.

Today is "O" day for me.  The UPS driver should be here within
the hour!
73 de Greg K7KJ
Portland, OR
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "WD4K" <WD4K2@charter.net>
To: <Tentec@contesting.com>
Sent: Thursday, April 03, 2003 6:17 PM
Subject: [TenTec] Orion interface

> I just received my Orion. I am using the Top Ten band decoders in the so2r
> setup. The Orion will NOT interface with these units. I have been working
> with Scott (W4PA) and Dave (N3RD) at Top Ten but as yet my new Orion is not
> hooked up. Both of them have been quick to respond and address the
> issue...so thanks guys for the great support.
> The logic circuits/relays at the towerbase have no idea what is going on in
> the shack. SO, the Orion essentially has no antenna. This will be worked
> around but if you are expecting to cut off the din plug from your Yaesu or
> ?? and rewire to the band data plug on the Orion--don't do it. I will post
> more as the plot thickens. Now if I can get the MP to switch everything so I
> can patch in and hear the Orion come to life.  73, Tommy WD4K
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