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Re: [TenTec] OMNI VII QSK users with good ears....

To: "'Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment'" <tentec@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [TenTec] OMNI VII QSK users with good ears....
From: "Paul Christensen" <w9ac@arrl.net>
Reply-to: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2007 11:14:10 -0500
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>> By contrast, the Omni Six's open-frame amp relay is quite loud.  There
>> other noiseless solutions for that, including the bypassing of the amp
>> with a high-voltage, high-current MOSFET switch, capable of silently 
>> switching nearly any AC or DC amp key line.

>As i happen to have an OMNI VI+, i would sure appreciate a point in the
>correct direction for a replacement to the noisy amp relay.
>Thank - you.

Tell us a bit more about the type of amp you're trying to interface and your
level of comfort with soldering/de-soldering a couple components inside the
rig.  I can guide you through this, but you'll need to open the rig and make
a few minor changes -- all reversible if you later sell it. 

Paul, W9AC 

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