So far, on my Orion, 2.054 has been very solid with just a few very minor
problems - things that should be easily fixed in the next release.
On Tue, 14 Feb 2006 21:12:11 -0500 "Toby Pennington"
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> From: Rick Sagers
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> Sent: Tuesday, February 14, 2006 7:02 PM
> Subject: Re: [TenTec] Orion I V2 beta
> Not a member of the TT list but I can confirm your findings on items
> 1 and 2:
> 1. SP is not working, very little change between settings of 1 to
> 2. The rolloff is acting like a VFO, the higher you roll it up the
> the transmit frequency
> is, and the lower you roll it off the higher the transmit
> goes. In other words,
> instead of the rolloff changing the audio it is changing the
> frequency of the rig.
> This is according to on the air tests made this afternoon.
> During mid-stream testing, my LF rolloff actually STOPPED working
> like a VFO and started working as I would expect - don't know what I
> did or didn't do to stop the VFO action.
> I had a hard time keeping my Orion running with the beta firmware
> loaded. The radio would frequently lock up as I was playing around
> with it. Power cycling would not fix the problem. Sometimes a
> master or RAM reset would help. Often, if I would disconnect the DC
> supply and let the rig sit for a while, it would then start working
> again. Any thoughts?
> Feel free to post this to the TT list if you like.
> Rick Sagers, W7YC
> Ft. Worth, TX
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