[TenTec] Orion at QRP levels

jack jfriend31 at comcast.net
Tue Feb 3 22:24:19 EST 2009

i have had good reports on CW using the Orion turned down to 5 watts or 
less. no indication of any negative sort in that mode.
jack ak7o

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ralph Matheny" <mathenyr at marietta.edu>
To: <tentec at contesting.com>
Sent: Tuesday, February 03, 2009 7:06 PM
Subject: [TenTec] Orion at QRP levels

> This past weekend I wanted to make a few Q's in the QRP SSB contest, so
> I cranked down the Orion to 5 Watts and called away.  In a few minutes,
> I received what I believe was an accurate report that the signal was
> broad and producing "splatter".  After giving some thought, it seems
> obvious that resetting the mike gain, speech proc, etc. are probably
> needed in order to use the Orion at low power levels. I also suspect that
> the 100-watt amp could be both a good 100-watter and a 5-watter without
> bias adjustment, at least for SSB.
> Does anybody else use the Orion at QRP??  Problems or results?
> Ralph Matheny
> 207 Gibbons Place
> Marietta Ohio  45750
> mathenyr at marietta.edu
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