----- Original Message -----
From: "bob finger" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 23, 2005 00:33
Subject: [TenTec] Orion "bashing"
> The flavor of this reflector has changed over the past few months and
> for that I am a bit sad. I am a two year owner of an Orion. I bought
> the Orion because of what I read on this reflector. Bill, Tommy and
> Grant come to mind as thoughtful and honest in answering lots of
> questions by lots of folks. I like to think that since I have learned
> much from them that I too have helped others with their decision, or
> with understanding the Orion operation.
> Tommy said it very well. Just because we discuss problems does not mean
> he (we) are bashing the item. No other manufacturer that I know of
> monitors the traffic like TT does this one. TT is working on the very
> minor and a few major issues, and when they are ready the next firmware
> release will make it a much better radio....and the bashing, discovering
> new problems, finding work arounds, learning how to get the most out of
> the radio etc etc etc will start all over again.
> Yes, most of the discussed items are for many of us are a 1 or 2 on a
> 100 scale.....that should not discourage anyone. I know it does and so
> be it. Orion owners are better for it, and I am certain that the Orion
> will be better for it in the long run.
> I hope and pray that we continue this very valuable discussion in civil
> terms and we respect one anothers opinions, even if we disagree.
> Okay, I now will get off my soapbox. 73 bob de w9ge
Don't slip on the soap.<gr> Just write more WP's.
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