[CQ-Contest] If you were buying a new contest radio today...
jukka.klemola at elisanet.fi
Thu May 17 11:38:20 EDT 2007
How about Software issues I have so often heard about?
There are rumours the Orions need switch off and then back on a few
times a weekend.
I have never seen one and would like to have a fifth opinion.
..yes, I have reports of four badly behaving Orions...
Is that now history or what is the situation?
I would not like to have to boot my radio every now and then.
If you answer Orions are OK also in this respect, I will need about a
dozen more guys stating Orions are not like Windows 95.
Then I might dare to buy a few Orions.
>Without a blink of an eye.
>Have tried this rig for 2 yrs now, both at home and in heavy contest
>situations (PI4TUE , with ALL antennas raised above 220ft AGL).
>Have had several different operators using the Orion at the contest
>station PI4TUE, who all have long lasting experiences at super MM
>stations like OTxA, DF0CG etc..
>Differences with competition (IC756ProI/II, TS950SDX, FT1000MP+Inrad
>filters/roofing, MKV-Field +Inrad filters/roofing) are:
>'73 Mark , PA5MW
>> which one would you buy? What makes it better than its competitors?
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