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Re: [TenTec] Orion II RTTY Problem

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] Orion II RTTY Problem
From: "Ron Castro" <ronc@sonic.net>
Reply-to: Ron Castro <ronc@sonic.net>,Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2006 21:42:42 -0800
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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 
MMTTY waterfall.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <CaseKE@aol.com>
To: <tentec@contesting.com>
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
> problem.
> I am using AFSK via a sound card (same setup as for my Orion - and that 
> still
> works fine on RTTY).
> The problem with the OII is that when I run it on LSB and PBT at 1960 per 
> the
> 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 
> window,
> 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 
> backwards.
> 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 
> problems.
> 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 
> is
> 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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