[TenTec] Orion 2 Firmware 2.044A Released
ronc at sonic.net
Thu Jun 10 19:16:39 PDT 2010
I have adjusted the "Wish List" for the Orion II to reflect the newest
version of the firmware. It's at www.N6IE.com
----- Original Message -----
From: "Harry G McGavran Jr" <w5pny at arrl.net>
To: <tentec at contesting.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 10, 2010 5:50 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Orion 2 Firmware 2.044A Released
> With this one I can set the side-tone level all the way
> up to 65 before the pops begin, and by the time one
> gets past 80 on towards 99 the distortion on the
> side-tone is still really bad -- BUT -- for me at
> least, levels are 50-60 are all I need and that is
> now distortion free, at least with a 610 Hz sidetone
> which is the only one I tested or use. I also am
> using the speaker and not headphones for this.
> Since one gets the side-tone every time the SPOT
> button is used, the side-tone distortion was really
> objectionable with 2.043B.
> The NR seems better too, but most all the time I don't
> really need it -- and it's nice not to have artifacts that
> sound like NR action on the side-tone which the side-tone
> is set to 50-60.
> There are a few CAT wierdnesses here and there, but the reliability
> of sending a strings of "*" commands seems better.
> Unless something else crops up, I think I can live with this
> 73 --
> Harry, W5PNY
> Harry G. McGavran, Jr.
> E-mail: w5pny at arrl.net
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