>From: "Ron Castro" <email@example.com>
>Reply-To: Ron Castro <firstname.lastname@example.org>,Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment
>To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: [TenTec] Is Orion really worth it? Given the published
>Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2006 15:35:03 -0700
>You either have received a special beta copy of the firmware that the rest
>of the users on this list have not had access to (I thought Bob Sherwood
>the only one!), you haven't used your radio enough to notice the above
>problems, or you're not discerning enough to know how a good radio should
>operate. If the latter is the case, don't worry...there are lots of folks
>who can't tell the difference between a Ford and Mercedes, and folks who
>drive Porsches, but only to church and never over 55 MPH. There are lots
>hams who buy expensive, high-performance radios who only use them to check
>into an old-farts net on 40 only to say "QRU and QRV here...back to the
>once a week or to tell their cronies about their latest medical maladies.
>that case, none of the above matters and an FT-101 would work fine.
This may be so, but at least they appear to be enjoying themselves and
having fun using their equipment. I guess the Mercedes has more complexity
and prone to breakdown. I think think I prefer the Ford.
73, Jim de wd4air
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