Hmmm...I listened around in the RTTY contest this past weekend and didn't
notice anything like that on my O2. I wasn't looking at the frequencies or
PBT settings though. I just tuned for the best looking response on the
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Sent: Monday, February 13, 2006 8:56 PM
Subject: [TenTec] Orion II RTTY Problem
> My Orion II arrived last Friday. It is working superbly EXCEPT for a RTTY
> I am using AFSK via a sound card (same setup as for my Orion - and that
> works fine on RTTY).
> The problem with the OII is that when I run it on LSB and PBT at 1960 per
> TenTec instructions, I am not able to get the signal to decode, even
> though I
> can hear RTTY signals through the speaker or headphones. The tuning
> a pair of orbit-shaped ovals, will not open up for tuning.
> HOWEVER, when I go to USB and PB 1960, and also to REVERSE MODE on my RTTY
> software, all works well and I can make QSOs, except everything is
> Here are some things I tried, with no change in the problem:
> 1. Taking audio from the headphones rather than from the audio out on I/O
> plug in back.
> 2. Reloading the current update.
> 3. Loading the previous update.
> 4. Pulling the skins and checking quite carefully for connection
> Just to be sure I hadn't goofed something up, I fired up the Orion (I) in
> place of the Orion II and it still works fine using the same setup, so it
> something to do with the Orion II.
> Has anybody had this problem? Is anyone having success on LSB using AFSK
> RTTY? Suggestions?
> 73, Ken Case K5KC
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