In a message dated 2/19/2006 6:56:14 A.M. Pacific Standard Time,
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" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <email@example.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.
> 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..
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