first, i apologize if this shows up twice; i posted it last night but never
saw it appear on the list...
i have the original orion and i have installed the v2 beta firmware. other
than some of the nits mentioned here, i have no major problems. i do have
quite a bit of s-meter variance depending upon how my bandwidth is set.
that's definitely different than with the v1.372 i was running before.
last night i did the sweep mod. pretty straightforward and the excellent
documentation from tentec leaves almost no room for error. in my former
career i did this type of work all the time and this is a really simple
my problem is that though the sweep will now turn on under the v2 beta
firmware, all i see is noise. i can tune across strong signals, but they do
not appear on the sweep. i've done a master reset and regressed to the
1.372 firmware, also with a master reset (memories and filters too), but the
results are the same--sweep with only noise.
i've rechecked my mod and ohmed the trace cuts to insure that they are
really cut--they are. i've rechecked and reseated all of the connectors
disconnected during the procedure.
tentec service hasn't heard of this happening with the sweep mod before.
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