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Re: [TenTec] Help with Orion I

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] Help with Orion I
From: "Robert Higgins" <rwhiggins@bellsouth.net>
Reply-to: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Sat, 21 Jan 2006 12:17:02 -0500
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  The reciver isn't on mute by any chance? Are the correct antenna/vfo 
selections made?

  Bob K4LW

  >I just acquired an Orion I from a friend who only used it about 6 hours
  > before packing it up for a move 15 months ago. He never got around to
  > unpacking it after the move and I talked him into selling it to me. 
When I
  > got it home and turned it on, I heard some static from the speaker for a 
  > seconds and then nothing. Nothing that I have been able to do will 
  > any noise from the speaker and there is no movement in the analogue S 
  > either. The Display works fine and all the controls appear to work, 
  > the AF controls, although I do see the audio level indicators on the 
  > move across the screen as I turn the audio up. I do get readings on the
  > Sweep display like it is receiving signals. But they are not getting to 
  > S-Meter or the speaker. I did a Master Reset but no help. I have been
  > through every menu item. All check out.  I have not tried to transmit 
  > I have the speaker turned on in the Audio Menu. I a VFO and Antenna 
  > to the Main or Sub Receiver as required.
  > I have been through the manual three times. I am pretty sure that I have 
  > the Menue Items and Controls set correctly.
  > I took the top off and checked  the filters. They are all in place. All
  > cables look plugged in correctly.
  > The only thing that I have found in the manual that might even come 
close to
  > causing a problem like I have described is a reference to the need to 
use a
  > Stereo Plug if one uses Headphones. Appearenty if one uses a Mono Plug, 
  > can cause damage to the radio.  I don't use ear phones and did not plug
  > anything into this jack. So I know that is not the problem.  I am using 
  > internal speaker.
  > Any ideas from the group? I am still hoping that it is operator problem
  > rather than problems with the radio.
  > Thanks. Charlie Hugg, K5MBX
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