Bill Tippett wrote:
>I just hooked up the 302r to my Orion 2. I not sure if I'm doing
>something incorrectly or if they 302r is not operating correctly. I
>cannot get the 302r to change bands as discribed on pg 34 of the Mar.
>2006 manual. I have Rem Pod Enter in the menu set to VFO A, yet when
>push any of the buttons on the remote pad other than 5, 6 and 1
>nothing happens. When I push 5,6,1 only the freq in the band stack for
>20 meters change. I'm sure I am doing something wrong but I can't
>fiqure out what. Also when I push F1 F2 or F3 the Frequency goes blank
>on VFO A and I can't input a frequency with the pad.....Vin
> There appears to be some sort of bug
>that switches between VFO A and VFO B. Sometimes
>it works correctly and sometimes it changes VFO B.
>This is using Orion/V1.373b5 firmware.
> It "should" work as follows:
>1. Menu-Other Remote Pod F1 VFO A Ent (then exit Menu)
>2. On Pod, press F1 and A display should show __.___.___
>3. On Pod, press 14025E, and display should be 14.025
>But in my unit, #3 above often results in VFO B = 14.025.
> Send a note to email@example.com to report bugs.
> 73, Bill W4ZV
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I don't believe the O2 works the same way. I was on the phone with Paul
yesterday and after trying several things he determined that there was a
problem, however, not sure whether it's the 302, the cable or the O2,
so I sent the 302 and cable back to them and they will check it out. If
they are good then there is a problem with my O2. Thanks for your
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