What? John has two of them? What's to become of the gripers on the TT
reflector who expressed "alarm" when they "hadn't heard from John, ON4UN,
Enjoying my Orion, despite a few minor glitches, some of which I'm
working on (Heil mic related).
On Sat, 16 Apr 2005 20:29:16 EDT WB3LGC@aol.com writes:
> Great radio. I read the manual before I got the radio, I watched
> the DVD
> before I started to use the radio. I went back and re-read sections
> of the
> manual and re-watched sections of the DVD... I had no problem
> getting the radio
> to work right off. I am very happy with the way it works. I can
> things I can't work with 100 watts and a G5RV antenna, at least
> when I am working
> against the KW's with the six element beams in a pile-up.
> I didn't want the bells and whistles, I wanted a great radio. Check
> ON4UN's new book, he has dual Orion's...
> 73, Steve
> In a message dated 4/15/2005 11:07:44 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> Hi Steve.... I've been looking at the Orion for several years now
> wondering if it the radio for me. Today I received and viewed the
> on the Orion from Ten Tec. Wow! there is so much to learn about
> radio to make it perform correctly. I watched Scott W4PA work with
> parameters of the radio for 40 minutes and was mind boggled! What
> your honest assessment of the Orion? Is this radio ready for
> "primetime" or it still in development? After watching the DVD, I
> less convinced that I wanted to replace my TS-950SDX than before.
> Dick W5AK
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