On Wed, Jul 12, 2006 at 01:06:05PM -0500, Richard Detweiler wrote:
> Yet the premise is wrong, The Orion is not and never was a SDR. This may
> be a reason TT sees the firmware as a bit less important. The electronics
> works fine doesn't it?
" At the heart of the Orion II design is a pair of 32-bit floating-point
ADI SHARC DSP processors. Using dual 32-bit devices provides much more
processing "horsepower" than a transceiver using a single 32-bit DSP
processor can provide. The result? Absolutely unparalleled HF receiver
performance, filtering, and flexibility."
> If the Orion were really a SDR then the rest of the suggestions would be
The above says to me, that if Ten-Tec does not consider it an SDR, they need
to tell their MARCOM (marketing communication) guys. :-)
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