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To: W8EK@speakeasy.net,Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Many TenTec items FS
From: BILL <paver@bellsouth.net>
Reply-to: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2006 11:42:38 -0500
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Ken Simpson, W8EK wrote:

>TenTec items For Sale:
>TenTec 546 Omni D, series C, HF CW / SSB xcvr.
>All solid state, with up to 100 W output. The ALC can
>also be turned back with a front panel control for QRP
>operation. Covers 160 through 10 meters, including the 
>10 MHz WARC band. Full QSK on CW, and a fantastic 
>receiver. Terrific audio quality on SSB also. Built in audio 
>CW filter. Digital read out. This one is in good shape, 
>but has some wear around the audio gain control. With 
>manual for $275.
>25 amp switching power supply
>This is a 25 amp switching power supply in a case that 
>matches the early Omni series case, with the metal bezel 
>around it.  It is in a case that is the same size as a 243 
>remote VFO.  It has an ammeter on the front, along with 
>Switch, TenTec logo, and output bulb.  The front panel 
>basically looks like a 280 power supply with a metal bezel, 
>but says "Switcher/25" on it. It is very quiet, and well 
>shielded, and does not produce any electrical noise that 
>I could find. I am not positive if TenTec made this, or if it 
>is homebrew to look like TenTec.  If it is homebrew, it 
>certainly is very professionally done.  $120
>TenTec 299 Voice synthesized frequency counter
>This unit is used with the TenTec Omni 546 series A, B, C,
>some Argonauts, Corsair, and others.  It will work with 
>other rigs (such as the Triton), with minor mods to get 
>the right connections.
>The 299 is used primarily for blind hams who can not read the
>frequency readout on the transceiver.  By pushing a button, it
>will "speak" the frequency (to tenth of a KHz).  A front panel
>switch permits selection of the entire frequency, or you can
>eliminate the MHz, and give only the KHz.  There is also a
>volume control on the front panel.
>Of course it can also be used to give a "voice digital readout"
>to a rig with an analog dial.
>This particular unit is in great shape electrically.  Cosmetically
>it has some wear, especially close to the button that is pushed
>to activate it.   $ 190 
>WARC band crystal for 24.5 MHz for Omni C  $20
>TenTec 289 noise blanker for the Delta 580 transceiver
>This very effective noise blanker can be added the 580 Delta 
>to help get rid of ignition noise, and is especially effective for 
>mobile use.  It is a rare item!  $100
>TenTec 225 power supply
>This supply is made to match the Argosy transceiver.  It supplies
>13.8 volts at up to 9 amps.  This one is in very nice shape.  I can
>not find a scratch on it.  Paper work included for $95.
>Prices do not include shipping from Florida.
>Ken, W8EK
>Ken Simpson
>E-mail to W8EK@speakeasy.net or W8EK@arrl.net
>Voice Phone  (352) 732-8400
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Hi Ken, do you still have the Omni, and if so how about $275.00 shipped?
Bill AB4KH
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