That doesn't sound like the typical A9 power board problem...you may have
something else going on.
----- Original Message -----
From: "K8JDC" <K8JDC@sbcglobal.net>
Sent: Friday, January 21, 2011 4:20 PM
Subject: [TenTec] Orion Receiver Dying
> My Orion started acting up today. Basically, the receiver is
> either dead at turn-on or it dies after a few minutes. The S-meter
> freezes and the receive audio stops. The menus and buttons still work
> fine and the display looks perfectly normal. It's just not processing
> any RF.
> Does this sound like the power board caps?
> I have done multiple master resets, multiple RAM resets, and
> multiple software re-loads but it still doesn't want to work. I've also
> tried a different power supply. FWIW, I have never replaced the backup
> battery in mine either. I'm not sure what the symptoms are of the
> battery failing.
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