Thank you John, once again Ten-Tec rocks
Doug Obenchain, W9NWN
Howard Co ARES AEC / RACES
Indiana Repeater Council Co-Chairman & Asst. Coordinator
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: [TenTec] New Products Available for Sale at TenTec
> From: John Henry <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Tue, January 31, 2012 1:35 pm
> To: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <email@example.com>
> Correction, In the Model 717 description, I meant to refer to the older
> transceiver, OMNI-VI, NOT the OMNI-VII. The OMNI-VII is far from old.
> On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 1:30 PM, John Henry <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Back at the 12th annual Hamfest, TenTec announced several new products
> > that we would have in production, for sale, late 2011 and early 2012.
> > Today, I am pleased to announce that we have met our goals on the
> > following:
> > Model RX366 High Performance ASR Sub-Receiver for the Orion Model 565 and
> > Orion II Model 566. This is a new contest grade second receiver for the 565
> > and 566 Orion series of transceivers. This new second receiver uses ASR
> > (Advanced Signal Reception) technology like what is already a proven winner
> > in the Eagle to provide a great enhancement to the rig. The RX366, requires
> > the new V3 Orion 565 and Orion II 566 firmware. With V3 installed and the
> > RX366 installed, the Orion(s) now have vastly superior performance to the
> > original sub-receiver in terms of immunity to interference from adjacent
> > strong signals and immunity to overloading from very strong signals present
> > on the band. Your Orion 565 and Orion II 566 have never worked so well
> > before.
> > Price = $639.00
> > (1 2.4kHz filter included)
> > Model 717 - Microphone Equalizer / Audio Interface. The 717 will allow you
> > to connect new dynamic microphones, such as the Regal Model 707 Desk
> > Microphone to older rigs that required a higher microphone input level such
> > as from an electric mic element.
> > The unit works with Icom, Yaesu, Kenwood as well as older Ten-Tec
> > transceivers using 4 or 8 pin circular microphone connectors. Now you can
> > use the rally cool Regal Model 707 Microphone with an older Ten-Tec rig
> > such as an OMNI-VII. You can tweak the actions of hi and low frequencies to
> > meet your needs.
> > Price = $119.00
> > Model 318 Amplifier Key Interface. The 318 will allow you to dial in a
> > delay when you connect older linear amplifiers to your transceiver. This
> > will be useful if the amplifier is not designed for full break-in. An
> > excellent seamless add-on for Eagle users who want to adjust the
> > transmitted output to work with older amplifiers. Adaptable to almost any
> > transceiver.
> > Price = $89.00
> > Note: V3 firmware for the 565 and 566 is in the process of getting bundled
> > up and placed on the internet. Estimate for V3 release and posting is by
> > 5pm EST Tuesday.
> > Best Regards,
> > John Henry
> > TenTec Inc.
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