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Subject: Re: [TenTec] New Rig....
From: d.e.warnick@comcast.net
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Date: Wed, 09 Jul 2008 15:30:20 +0000
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I'm not sure about the Omni VI not upgraded, but both my Opt 3's and my VI+ can 
adjust weighting. 
Check out the manual on page 3-4. It's paragraph 3-1.13

"Use the front panel KEYER SPEED control to adjust speed. The exact speed and 
weighting can be displayed and set precisely by pressing the (ST) button and 
then the CW mode button. The small displays now indicate keyer speed on top and 
weighting on bottom. The weighting is shown relative to 3:1 dot/dash ratio. 
This ratio can be adjusted plus or minus 30 percent using the up and down arrow 

Hope this helps


-------------- Original message -------------- 
From: Jim WA9YSD <wa9ysd@yahoo.com> 

> Did I hear this wrong? The Omni VII has an adjustable weight control on the 
> internal keyer? 
> Omni VI does not. I do not like the sound of the Omni VI internal keyer cause 
> the weight is wrong. Not sure of the reasoning behind it. DX stations seams 
> to like it, but never got any compliments on it. They do like my AEA 25 year 
> old keyer on how it sounds on the Omni VI plus on received many nice 
> compliments 
> on how the CW sounds with the Omni VI Plus, but I keep blowing pin diodes in 
> the 
> Omni when I use it. 
> Any one willing to work on my AEA keyer so it stops blowing the Omni VI Pluss 
> pin diodes from doing that? 
> Omni VI internal keyer is faster but in bad conditions the Di and the Dah 
> needs 
> to be sent just a bit longer when sent at 25 WPM. easer to hear in the noise. 
> Now if Ten-Tec can come up with an internal keyer that would work like my AEA 
> they would really have something. It would be just like the wonderful audio 
> circuits they have on the Omni VI to make it sound so good on SSB. 
> Keep The Faith, Jim K9TF/WA9YSD 
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