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Re: [TenTec] SDR 1000 vs Orion vs SDR-X

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] SDR 1000 vs Orion vs SDR-X
From: CATFISHTWO@aol.com
Reply-to: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Sun, 16 Jul 2006 14:05:54 EDT
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In a message dated 7/16/2006 9:37:30 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time,  
nq5t@comcast.net writes:

>  <<<Unfortunately, many of the old die hard amateurs do not 
>  like to see such a rapidly evolving technology environment. 
> It scares  them.>>>
> No, from what I can tell, they just don't  like having their 
> golden rig, that was supposed to be the rig to end  all rigs, 
> surpassed so soon, and by another company at that.   

Why is it these discussions always manage to come down to some smart  remark
about young (and bright, smart, and eager, and not afraid) versus  old
(stodgy, stupid, fearful, and still waiting for Elvis to come out  of

once again, the reflector is off on a tangent, talking about personalities,  
age and preferences,  and not Ten Tec radio. 
new or old, ssb or cw, sdr or O II it does not matter, its always, about  the 
"They"...   if you don't do it  ( what ever it is ) my way  then They are to 
old, to young to smart, to stupid , to tall, to short, or  something because " 
I " do  " IT " this way which is the right way, better  or the way a Real ham 
does it.. If you do "IT" your way, it shows your lack of  ability, bla bla 
I have new designs and rigs from the 40's in my shack, they all do what  they 
were designed for quite well. they are all designed with a different  
emphasis in mind.
 My Collins 75 A 4 does not transmit worth beans, in fact it has never  
transmitted , its a receiver, so when I compare it with my scout the scout is a 
much better transceiver..  go figure. that's the way I feel on this  reflector. 
I believe it is the Ten Tec reflector, not the SDR reflector, not the  Orion 
reflector, but the Ten Tec reflector.  
So here is a question , has any one found a way to put the scout on 60  
tom N6AJR
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