On 1/18/2012 8:12 AM, Dean wrote:
> I have had the same noise for several years. The noise bursts'
> repetition rate coincides with the sweep frequency setting and noise
> disappears when sweep is OFF. Noise amplitude in the speaker changes
> with front panel audio setting. Noise appearance seems random (once or
> twice a month) as I cannot link it with shack temperature, time of day,
> phase of the moon, etc. and the noise remains until the O2 is powered
> down. The noise appears only at power up and not during the time the
> rig has been ON without noise. Is it a power supply issue?
> I sent the O2 to TenTec a couple years ago to have the noise problem
> fixed. Paul kept it for about one month but said he could not reproduce
> the noise.
> So I deal with the noise by power cycling the rig - it will disappear
> after several power ON/OFF cycles in a row and I worry about damaging
> transients when I do that frequently.
> Perhaps TenTec has found a fix since I first contacted them. I believe
> it's worth a phone call to them John.
> 73, Dean
> On 1/17/2012 10:04 AM, John Molenda wrote:
>> I am experiencing a rythmic static noise when ever I use the sweep on my
>> Orion II the static seems to be half as loud as the signal coming in
>> causing much interference . I have reset the radio several times and it
>> does not help . If anyone has experienced such a thing please let me
>> know . thanks John Molenda
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Thank you , well that is a perfect description of what is happening with
my radio . I will speak with Paul . I am now asking if anyone else has
this problem please let me know and I will use that to bolster my
conversation with TT. John Molenda kb2huk
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