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Subject: [TenTec] Orion Reviews
From: w4wvw@msn.com (Edward Crawford)
Date: Sat Apr 19 03:23:13 2003
I don't know squat about DSP and I could care less about the Orion versus
the Pro II issue because I'll probably never own either one unless it's 25
years from now like the rigs I own now (Triton IV and Omni-D/B) after
depreciation has set in. And I try to keep my mouth shut about most things I
read on here for that reason. But.. Tim.. Read Greg's message again very
carefully. Nowhere in there did he say "if it's not Ten-Tec it's not any
good". He was merely stating a fact. No one else offers a money back
guarantee. Do they? I don't think so. Too hard to convert the currency back
and forth I guess. Chill out, man. It's all good. I got one other thing to
ed/w4wvw. Waiting 4 WV whiskey. The good stuff.. 73 and happy Easter to the

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Sent: Friday, April 18, 2003 10:22 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Orion Reviews

> > Some Orion owner can always buy a  PROII and compare the two; then send
> > back...oh yea, I forgot... no one else other than TenTec has a 30-day
> money
> > back guarantee.  Never mind.
> >
> > Greg
> > AB7R
> I don't often taker the bait on this reflector, but it's the above kind of
> remark that annoys me with this reflector. All I'm asking about is how the
> Orion, as a new entry into the DSP market, might fair against the nearest
> DSP competition - which just happens to be made by another manufacturer.
> then the BS starts. I used to own a ProII and now I own a VI+ instead -
> the ProII  is one very fine radio. Why start the sarcastic "if it's not TT
> it's no good" style remarks again? I really get tired of the inability of
> people to step out of the "TenTec Forever" box.
>   It's a legitimate question for this reflector. Do we know if the 32 bit
> DSP system in the Orion works better than the Pro? Is that even a sensible
> question or is there too much else that is different between the designs?
> Myself I have no clue. It appears that no one happens to own both, but it
> sure would be nice to know.
> 73/Tim NZ7C
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