Carl, I respect the input. But, I don't see anything that says something is
coming in the second half. Only nothing before.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Carl Moreschi" <email@example.com>
To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, December 14, 2007 5:06 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Ten-Tec commitment to customers...
>" At the moment, no anticipated delivery date
> for the high speed sweep board for the
> Omni-VII and Orion II. There is not going to be much of anything
> coming from us for Amateur Radio until
> the RX-400 is built and delivered -- which will happen in the first half
> of 2008."
> I think this very clearly says no more updates for the Orion and Orion II
> until the second half of 2008.
> Carl Moreschi N4PY
> 121 Little Bell Drive
> Bell Mountain
> Hays, NC 28635
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Merle Bone" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Friday, December 14, 2007 5:55 PM
> Subject: Re: [TenTec] Ten-Tec commitment to customers...
>> K5KVH said:
>> "Many owners do not seem to report the issues you have. Maybe you got a
>> particular radio that has bugs. "
>> NQ5T said:
>> "Seriously, there are still some things all of us would like to see
>> "improved", depending or whether your point of view is that something is
>> broken, or "it doesn't work the way I want it to and I paid for it to
>> THE WAY I WANT IT TO", or I couldn't break the pileup because I couldn't
>> hear the guy (and you think you would have heard him on something else?),
>> I believe a lot of bugs/issues are well documented and known by Ten-Tec.
> have personally exchanged over 15 written letters and many emails with
> Jack Burchfield - one of the RF designers on the Orion/Orion II - and with
> Gary - VP Engineering and firmware writer. It may be true that if you
> try using the Notch filter in the area of a strong CW signal you may not
> realize that it doesn't remove the carrier from the IF Bandpass and
> therefore causes the AGC to pump. It may also be true that if you don't
> seriously DX on SSB you may not notice that the Noise Reduction in the V2
> firmware is much inferior to the V1 Noise reduction. If you don't run
> you may not realize that the AUX output is very low in the latest firmware
> and may, does with my computer, require an outboard preamp before the
> is sent to the computer soundcard (See www.N6IE.com ) - and other issues
> that you may not observe if you don't try to use the extended capabilities
> of the Orion.
>> I agree with Grant that there a still some things all of us (Most of us?)
> would like to see improved. I just think that Ten-Tec has done nothing in
> the last 6+ months to address any of these Orion/Orion II issues - and I
> hope they will soon dedicate some resources to address them. I think
>> Scott (Ten-Tec Sales) said:
>> " At the moment, no anticipated delivery date
>> for the high speed sweep board for the
>> Omni-VII and Orion II. There is not going to be much of anything
>> coming from us for Amateur Radio until
>> the RX-400 is built and delivered -- which will happen in the first half
>> of 2008."
>> My hope is that does not mean no more Orion/Orion II V2 upgrades until
> second half of 2008. I think that would mean no effort in over a year and
> could only be interpreted as very weak firmware support and no real
> commitment to new capabilities. We will see.
>> Merle - W0EWM
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