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[TenTec] Re: Questions about some Orion behaviours

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Subject: [TenTec] Re: Questions about some Orion behaviours
From: nq5t@attbi.com (nq5t@attbi.com)
Date: Fri Apr 18 00:16:26 2003
Do you own one?  I would presume from your comments that you've never had your 
hands on one and haven't even read much.  There is very little this radio has 
in common with the "JA" rigs.

It is NOT 1.5 receivers in a box.  It is very definitely two.  And there are 
few other parameters that the current crop of JA rigs even come close to.

One opine of many.  Worth the paper it's written on.

> >I have noticed how convenient it is to listen to two DX stations at once
> >and note their operating habits. And it's even nicer to bag two new ones
> >on widely separated frequencies within a minute.
> Old news here Pete ... "the other guys" have been doing this for YEARS.
> That's why everyone wanted the Omni VI to have the 2nd rcvr ... B-)
> >One thing - it's definitely not a clone of anything else. The O'Ryan is
> >very definitely different. Viva la difference!
> Different from an Omni VI perhaps, but not from the other top tier rigs
> It's still your basic 1.5 rigs in a box, nothing new in that basic design.
> When did the FT1000D come out? How many YEARS ago ...
> A better execution certainly ... but the basic concept is old news
> with 'new news' as to DSP filtering, and more flexible options.
> The next move will be to see how the JA's respond ... Dayton?
> B-)   ... I can't blame TT for copying much of the JA ideas ... it sure
> will help them to sell more Orions ... black, 2nd rcvr, monitor, etc.
> 73 Billy AA4NU
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