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Re: [TenTec] My new Orion and a question...

To: eric.sensi@skynet.be, tentec@contesting.com
Subject: Re: [TenTec] My new Orion and a question...
From: Duane A Calvin <ac5aa@juno.com>
Reply-to: tentec@contesting.com
Date: Mon, 1 Nov 2004 10:42:24 -0600
List-post: <mailto:tentec@contesting.com>
        Now that you mention it, I had a couple of encoders that were
stiffer than the others on my Orion when it was new.  Either they have
all smoothed out through use, or I've gotten so used to it that I don't
even sense it anymore.  

        73,  Duane

On Mon, 1 Nov 2004 14:22:53 +0100 "Eric SENSI" <eric.sensi@skynet.be>
> Hello there,
> Great news...
> After having a lot of troubles with my first Orion during 1 month, I 
> finally
> received a brand NEW Orion last friday just before the CQ WW contest 
> ! The
> new radio stays up for at least 20 hours during the contest and I 
> did not
> experience ANY crashes, no problems at all, no bugs on the screen, 
> no DSP
> messages, no receiver/transmitter crashes, no DV memory hanging, no 
> RF
> feedback into the microphone... Well, now I understand why some of 
> you are
> really crazy about this radio because the receiver is a Porsche ! 
> :-)
> Finally I choose the #706 desk microphone instead of the Heil 
> Goldline, the
> #706 is really cool with the Orion and I can tailor my voice easily 
> to get
> that enhanced SSB sound I was waiting for !
> The Orion is real fun and it is a joy to operate. Really !
> Now, my little question... but I know I'm splitting hairs ! :-)
> The only strange thing I have with the radio is that PBT/BW rotary 
> encoder
> which is a little hard to turn compared with all the others, the 
> other 5
> rotary encoders are turning very easily without any hard spot - is 
> it very
> smooth operation !
> Is there a way to remove that black/silver button to see if it's not 
> too
> close to the front panel ?
> I can't see any screws on the button, is this button glued on the 
> encoder
> ???
> All the best, 73's !
> Eric, ON6CV.
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Duane Calvin, AC5AA
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