[TenTec] Best Orion version for Field Day

jack jfriend31 at comcast.net
Fri May 12 09:04:56 EDT 2006

i concur, jack ak7o

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bill Tippett" <btippett at alum.mit.edu>
To: <tentec at contesting.com>
Sent: Friday, May 12, 2006 5:13 AM
Subject: [TenTec] Best Orion version for Field Day

> >which of the various 1.x versions are stable
> and most useful in a Field Day-type contest?
>         I would use 1.373b5.  It is stable and
> has both AGC Threshold / RF Gain integrated
> into the front panel RF GAIN control which is
> much more intuitive for someone not completely
> familiar with Orion.  I would also suggest you
> preset settings for CW and SSB into USER 1 & 2
> so that an operator can recover if they get
> the settings messed up (include a note about
> how to recall them).
>                                 73,  Bill  W4ZV 
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