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Re: [TenTec] Orion Repaired and Back to V1.373b5

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] Orion Repaired and Back to V1.373b5
From: Al Baker <w5iz@yahoo.com>
Reply-to: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 14:29:30 -0800 (PST)
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It is sure nice to see some traffic on the reflector...I thought the K3 had 
stolen all the attention.

Unfortunately, the thread about firmware has started again despite Scott's 
earlier post that there would be no new Orion or Orion II firmware forthcoming 
until TenTec finished, at some time in 2008, the RX4XX project that had been 

I think many users of the Orion and Orion II have already moved to the K-3 
since the Elecraft folks seem to be able to fix software bugs as they ramp up 
output of K-3 production.

I still have my Orion and Orion II but have K-3s on order and will probably 
move to K-3s as primary radios. I am glad to have both while awaiting K-3 
delivery.  Notwithstanding the remaining bugs, the Orion and Orion II do work 
the dx I hear. <g>

Happy Holidays all de Al, W5IZ

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