THIS GUY HAS IT RIGHT....
Call STAN now....
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Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2008 11:46 AM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Looking for a rig upgrade...
> You asked, so here are my thoughts.
> With a $2K budget for a new rig, you can have a really great system. Don't
> forget the cost of optional filters and a power supply.
> Now call Stan at TenTec and ask about the used OMNI VI and VI+ deals.
> They're throwing in mikes, etc. You will be elated with either an Omni VI
> Option 3 or an OMNI VI+. I have both and there's really no difference. By
> all means, get a TenTec 961 or 962 power supply. They have the proper
> protection for your new rig and its finals. Finally, select the filters
> you want. You can do it all for less than $2000.
> The Omni VI Opt 3 or + has a front panel that is easy to get used to.
> Ergonomically great, in fact. You don't need a manual, but should read the
> one TenTec will include.
> There is a computer interface that works fine with logging programs.
> If you operate CW, there is no finer QSK rig in the world.
> This is a rig that you can grow with and that will last for a lifetime.
> Let us know whatever your decision is
> -------------- Original message --------------
> From: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Hello all,
>> I have finally saved up some money and I am looking to upgrade from my
>> triton IV... I am considering several right now: FT-950, TS-2000, 746Pro,
>> Jupiter... I want to get the "best" radio I can for under 2K... I see TT
>> offering Omni IV factory upgraded to IV pluses for ~$1200... are these
>> considering?? I have been licenced for about a year, and I am looking for
>> something reasonably priced (<2K) that will not give me problems and I
>> can use
>> for at least 2 years with out wnting more. My current modes of interest
>> SSB, PSK31, and RTTY... I am still learning code, so that will be a
>> I also have the option to hold off a bit longer and up my limit to
>> possibly get
>> a new OMNI VII...
>> I guess I am just looking for some honest opinioins... Where I live hams
>> newer rigs are pretty sparce, and with no stores within reasonable
>> distance I will be buying blindly... i.e. no desk time in front of ANY of
>> radios I am considering....
>> My key requirements are
>> 1) PC interface for logging
>> 2) Quality... I don't want to keep woking on the radio or having it
>> 3) Receive quality.... doen't have to have the best receiver, but don't
>> wnat to
>> get tired of listening to it.
>> 4) Stand up to some contesting. I am not a hard core contester, but I
>> operating during a few contests and enjoyed it.
>> Any thoughts?
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