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Re: [TenTec] re should i buy an orion now

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] re should i buy an orion now
From: Robert & Linda McGraw K4TAX <RMcGraw@Blomand.Net>
Reply-to: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2005 22:26:15 -0500
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Regarding jitter, PLL rigs have it, crystal mixing rigs don't (or 

Bob, K4TAX

> Did you bring CATFISHWO with you?
> I don't think you have a clue what you are saying. I am the 'fellow' who
> actually measured the jitter on the Orion. I have never said it happens on
> ANY other radio. My three Omni 6 rigs certainly do not have it and my Icom
> IC-781 does not have it and my Corsair II does not have it.
> CW in the Orion is generated in DSP, in case you don't recognize that, it
> means DIGITAL...so certainly its going to have jitter as I described due 
> to
> timing issues. As I said, it is there but it is NOT a problem as it can 
> not
> be detected on the air. It was discussed...YOU are the only one making an
> issue out of it. If I had to guess, and I don't, I would most likely come 
> up
> with the conclusion that you don't even know how to operate an 
> oscilloscope
> to run the test for your self, so why are you commenting on it?
> How dare you compare an Orion to those rigs...heck they are not even in 
> the
> class with the Orion. OF COURSE the Orion is better than those that you
> listed. There is no other amateur radio in the in the Orion's class, as 
> far
> as performance is concerned, for you to compare the Orion to.
> A lot of these folk here that have had their Orion for a long enough 
> period
> of time that they have decided for themselves whether or not the Orion is 
> or
> is not the radio for them and most of them generated their conclusion from
> actual on-the-air performance.
> Tommy

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