I am very hearing imparied...wear hearing aids in both ears, and have both
the omni vi plus upgraded to option 3 and the omni 7.
The ssb audio between the two, if using external speakers, is pretty darn
But....the omni 7 really makes ssb copy very very pleasant..
Reminds me of my old Pegasus.
----- Original Message -----
From: "veast1" <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, December 15, 2007 2:28 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Orion Repaired and Back to V1.373b5
> Might i say that the + version of the OMNI VI is a fantastic radio. I
> admit i did put in the INRAD roofing filter option and did the simple
> mod for the SSB audio, and now the rig is just ... well ... fantastic
> (at the risk of being redundant). My situation is that i have a ham
> exactly 8 blocks away from me. My former software rig totally blocked,
> the whole band, dead, as in having the same effect as hitting the power
> button. With the UNMODIFIED Omni VI+ i only heard a bit of scratch if i
> was within about 15 to 20 khz. Now with the filter .... 10khz .... no
> problem. So, may i humbly suggest that a VI+ sould be on your list?
> 73 - Paul (N6MYA)
> On Sat, 2007-12-15 at 14:03 -0600, Steve Berg wrote:
>> "After reading this thread, I have concluded that I will avoid any radio
>> newer than an Omni VI (non plus) like the plaguge."
>> Enough already.
>> Steve WA9JML
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