OMNI 6 discussion
13 Aug 96 16:15:29 EDT
Been listening to the discussion about the OMNI 6.
I recently bought a used one, and have used it with TR and CT9, and it seems
just fine to me.
I do have the lastest ROM level, and the RIT tuning is just great.
I keep hearing about "brain-damaged computer control".
What does this mean? How does the problem manifest itself in your experience?
If there was a failing scenario I could reproduce, then my serial protocol
analyzer could trace it.
Armed with this info, the TT factory could probably fix the code problem.
They can hardly be expected to diagnose and fix something they have never seen.
Having visited the factory and all the technical people there, I was very
They have a lot of irons in the fire, and it isn't just all amateur radio.
Lots of stuff we can't talk about.
On the contrary, I think the OMNI 6 was aimed square at the dx and contest
Ragchewers could care less about the superb receiver performance, QSK, and
stuff that dx/contest types need. Nope, it doesn't have that many knobs and
buttons. Doesn't need it.
About the only questionable thing about the OMNI 6 is the location of the front
It takes up prime real-estate that could be used for some other control. But
that's a nit.
I hear TenTec is selling every OMNI 6 they can make. What a problem to