[CCF] FW: Orion ja bugit

jukka.klemola at nokia.com jukka.klemola at nokia.com
Mon May 12 12:06:38 EDT 2003

Jos joku aattelee ostaa, tässä VR2BG kokemuksia:

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ext VR2BrettGraham [mailto:vr2bg at harts.org.hk]
> Sent: 11 May, 2003 15:17
> To: Klemola Jukka (NMP/Salo)
> Subject: RE: [CQ-Contest] TenTec Orion questions regarding SO2R
> Jukka:
> >Thanks for letting us know the issue in TT design.
> >Some capacitors needed, I presume.
> It took quite a few by-pass caps, series inductance & even a 
> balancing 
> transformer
> on the mic lead itself to make the Omni usable for me.
> There was almost no by-passing of rear panel connections in 
> the stock radio.
> The DSP had a temperature related fault & the PBT made some 
> nasty birdies.
> Sadly, after politely documenting it all, T-T offered a 
> refund instead of 
> trying to
> fix it (some rubbish about not being able to duplicate faults 
> - some of 
> which were
> demonstrated via IDD to them).
> >I have Yaesu MPs for SO2R, and will try to figure out
> >how to filter the 1st IF better.
> Cascading the same component with some adjustments to offset 
> additional
> insertion loss?  I'm not sure if one wants it to be tighter - 
> improved 
> skirts strike
> me as the way to go (I have two of the other most active VR2s 
> within a few
> hundred meters of me [FT-1kD users], making it almost 
> impossible to operate
> between what they transmit but shouldn't & what I hear but 
> isn't there ;^(.
> A DDS fault in my MP has me using my K2/100 full time now & I 
> increasingly
> can't be bothered to do anything about it.  An endemic fault 
> with 847s Yaesu
> claims not to know anything about has taken out my primary 6m 
> & satellite
> rig, too.  And with plenty of faults with the ex-9M0C gear I 
> use at 9M6BG,
> Brand Y isn't welcome in these parts any more.
> Oh well...
> 73, VR2BrettGraham

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