I installed the Inrad ssb mod and noticed a difference. It was easy and
inexpensive. I own a yaseu ft-707 and a kenwood TS-50 and I don't see any
improvement with these rigs over my Omni in SSB. Of course they are not high
end rigs. I bought my Omni new in 93 and have never been disappointed in its
performance. I am not a big contester so the standard TT filters do just fine
I have found Ham Radio Deluxe a fun software package and not that hard to
learn. Incorporates many useful software programs. Works great with the IC-736
drivers since it does not have drivers for the Omni VI.
Only thing is that I should have forked out the extra money to get the
hardware Option 3 factory upgrade. Still It is a easy radio to use and fun to
Good luck with your choice.
Dell R Smith
OMNI VI Opt1
--- On Thu, 7/3/08, Louis Ciotti <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> From: Louis Ciotti <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: [TenTec] Looking for a rig upgrade...
> To: "'Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Thursday, July 3, 2008, 1:20 PM
> First... Thank you ALL for the comments and suggestions...
> With TenTec's discounted Omni VI/OPT3, that is now a
> I have read that the SSB Audio is "muddy"... can
> someone explain that
> better?? Also how much of an improvement it the INRAD
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