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Re: [TenTec] Think about trading for another HF rig? ; the grass isn't

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] Think about trading for another HF rig? ; the grass isn't
From: Barry N1EU <barry.n1eu@gmail.com>
Reply-to: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2009 18:08:50 +0000
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On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 5:20 PM,  <info4mjs@att.net> wrote:
> On the other hand, criticizing an Elecraft K3 review on this list by a noted 
> Elecraft supporter seems to be a bit off base in my opinion.  While Bill can 
> post anywhere he likes, I don't think his comments are appropriate in the 
> context of the original posting.

Interesting position.  So it's okay to cite a K3 review as support for
an opinion that a K3 isn't worthy of consideration "for HF, low bands"
"in a million years", yet not okay to respond to the substance of the

It's also short-sighted to characterize W4ZV merely as a "noted
Elecraft supporter."  He is also a noted Ten-Tec supporter of many
years and put in A LOT of time and fought hard to improve the Orion in
the beta trenches, a thankless task of 2+ years.

> Most of the people that I've corresponded with that have either sold or are 
>selling their K3's are for the very reasons that Julian pointed out.

That is certainly not my experience in the world of HF dx'ing and contesting.

The Orion and K3 are both fine radios.  The firmware in my Orion will
be 5 years old in January.  The K3 performance took up where the Orion
left off.  I hope the Orion 3 can reciprocate one day.

Barry N1EU
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