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Re: [TenTec] Question about FSK with Orion II

To: tentec@contesting.com, na9u@arrl.net
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Question about FSK with Orion II
From: CATFISHTWO@aol.com
Reply-to: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 15:31:10 EST
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In a message dated 2/19/2006 6:56:14 A.M. Pacific Standard Time,  
retire@means.net writes:

He  wouldn't have to mess with the socket, John, just open the DIN plug and  
move the wire from pin 5 to pin 7.  That would work  fine.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Nason /  NA9U" <na9u@arrl.net>
To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment"  <tentec@contesting.com>
Sent: Sunday, February 19, 2006 7:08  AM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Question about FSK with Orion II

>I  would speculate that they either found a cable
> vendor that made the  cable that way or they are trying
> to use the cable for several  different
> rigs/applcations.  It's your rig and you do what  you
> want to it but I would just make up a cable rather
> than  tamper with the socket.
> 73,
> John  NA9U

a trick to working on din plugs,   cut the top and bottom off a  potato ( 
flat like a little table)  and stick the din plug into the potato  to hold it 
still and it also acts as a heat sink so the other pins don't come  loose..
tom N6AJR
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