Dunno about that. My Ten Tec processor doesn't have to have a multi-thousand
dollar radio attached to it. Works fine with the 544.
one watt all the time
---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Thomas Jednacz" <email@example.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2006 20:42:29 -0500
>The DSP speech processing is indeed RF and is done in software functionally
>after the balanced modulator but before the TX equalizer. As a result very
>impressive compression is achieved (I see average power jumping from about
>150 watts to over 800 watts at higher settings) without any artifacts or
>distortion. I measured a deliberate audio overdrive (red LED on constantly)
>and found that the junk and intermods you would expect are 60 dB down from
>full power output. Truly amazing performance. Nothing even close to this
>performance on the market.
>Forget any outboard speech compressor. It cannot even come close to the one
>built into the Orion II.
>73, Tom, W7QF
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Glassrus
>> Sent: Sunday, February 19, 2006 20:46
>> To: 'Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment'
>> Subject: [TenTec] Orion Speech Compressors
>> Can someone explain to me the type of speech compressor used
>> in the Orion, and Orion II. The manual describes it as a RF
>> compression type, but goes into no detail.
>> I have a TT 234 RF clipping compressor. Would it be
>> beneficial to use this instead of the Orion compressor?
>> Paul N8NOV
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