Yes, the Orion will do AM.
Yes, the Orion has general coverage receuve.
Yes, the 705 mic will work with the Orion.
Carl Moreschi N4PY
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Miller WB5OXQ" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 25, 2004 6:27 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Omni 6+ rx dead
> Mine had a pushbutton on the front for aux rx antenna. I tried that and
> tried connecting a antenna to the rca jack for the aux antenna with no
> results. This has been such a great radio that i could always hear weak
> stations better than any other rig I ever owned. I will have to operate
> TS-B2000 in the mean time and it never received as well as the ten tec. I
> use it for 2 meters and am on hf. I used to use it for general coverage
> which the omni does not do but since I bought a good HQ-180 I use it for
> general coverage.
> I wonder if this would be a good time to trade up to an Orion? Will the
> Orion do AM? Does it have a general coverage rx? Will my 705 mic work on
> the orion? Thanks, WB5OXQ
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Joe Malloy" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Thursday, November 25, 2004 5:10 PM
> Subject: Re: [TenTec] Omni 6+ rx dead
> > Jim Miller WB5OXQ wrote:
> > >My old faithful and beloved omni 6+ had no receive when I turned it on
> > >night. It will transmit fine but the receiver acts like there is no
> > >connected to it on all bands. There are the usual birdies here and
> > >and it will receive the signal from another hf rig who's antenna is
> > >50' away. The 100 watt signal from the other rig gives only about a S5
> > >the omni's S meter. I cnecked the antenna connections and the rca
> > >and from the qsk connection on the Centurion and all seems good. I
> > >the amp cables with a jumper with no results.
> > >Unless someone has a suggestion I guess it is off to TenTec Service.
> > >Jim in Waco, WB5OXQ.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > Does the Omni VI+ have an antenna switch that allows the rx to use a
> > different antenna than the tx? I'm thinking of a little slide switch on
> > the rear of the unit. Those things cause problems every now and then
> > but a quick shot of DeOxit usually gets everything humming again....it's
> > a thought, anyway. Happy Thanksgiving, by the by.
> > 73,
> > Joe, W2RBA
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