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Re: [TenTec] Off topic, Sort of

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] Off topic, Sort of
From: Ken Brown <ken.d.brown@hawaiiantel.net>
Reply-to: ken.d.brown@hawaiiantel.net,Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2007 17:41:03 -1000
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> the new high end
> rigs from Yaesu and Icom.  The only things  those radios need to complete the 
> look are
> tailfins and chrome.  They look like parodies of radios, with the obvious 
> intent being to place
> as many buttons and knobs as physically possible on the front panel, 
> regardless of function...
> ridiculous.
My sentiments exactly, and

> Omni 6?
> > 1.  Exposed screw heads on the front panel.
Never bothered me.
> > 2.  Big kit-built looking LEDs.
Huh? How small would they have to be to not be "Big kit-built"? I never 
made that association, and now that you mention it I still don't see it.
> > 3. Panel lights shining through around button holes.
Wonder if someone had your Omni VI opened up and forgot to put back some 
parts. Mine has never had this.

I admit that my Omni VI does not look like a VCR or Home Theater stereo 
system, and I prefer that it does not. Shoot, it doesn't even have a TV 
screen on it, and I like it that way.


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