I used an Orion II this weekend to chase a couple new ones during the
WPX, and all worked fine in FSK mode. (Not your question, but another
On Mon, 13 Feb 2006 21:42:42 -0800 "Ron Castro" <email@example.com> writes:
> Hmmm...I listened around in the RTTY contest this past weekend and
> 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
> MMTTY waterfall.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <CaseKE@aol.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> 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
> > 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,
> > though I
> > can hear RTTY signals through the speaker or headphones. The
> > 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
> > 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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