As I understand it, Tentec has a "non ham" project and it is one that
basically "pays the bills". The bills that pay the folks, keep the lights
on, and buys the components that produce products that hams enjoy. We
should all be thankful and patient for their resources and the fact that it,
this non-ham project exists.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Al Baker" <email@example.com>
To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2007 4:29 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Orion Repaired and Back to V1.373b5
> 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 overdue.
> 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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