The whole v.2 AM receive detection algorithm needs to be looked at. On the
O2, it sounds very distorted to me. Nowhere near as good as my TS-870 or
----- Original Message -----
From: "Grant Youngman" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "'Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment'" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, January 04, 2007 10:30 AM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Many nr features not working on AM
>> Since I upgraded to the latest firmware version none of the
>> nr, nb, an, features work in the AM mode. All work on ssb.
>> They all worked in the previous version. Now on 2.059D. Any
>> suggestions? Could there be a newer version that would fix that?
> I don't run v2 firmware in my Orion, so I can't confirm that. 2.059d is
> latest version.
> Frankly, if you put 1.373b5 (or any of the 1.37x releases) in your Orion
> you'll have an outstanding AM radio, where everything works like its
> supposed to, you can tailor the tansmit audio response using the SSB menu,
> One of the real benefits of the v1 DSP on AM receive is use of the
> (AN) to completely eliminate the AGC response to the carrier. It's a BIG
> help copying stations that have relatively low modulation percentage (big
> carrier, low audio) since it takes the carrier out of the equation and
> AGC response on the audio sidebands only. T-T killed this in the new v2
> code, and it's the primary reason I've left my Orion on v1 firmware.
> RX EQ doesn't work on AM either, so it appears something got seriously
> messed up in the latest v2/II releases. Send a LOUD note to ditsnbits!
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