[TenTec] Orion II Questions

Carl Moreschi n4py3 at earthlink.net
Thu Dec 18 19:46:24 EST 2014

Congrats Dave.  You'll love the Orion II.  I don't remember anything 
like what you are describing when I had mine.

Carl Moreschi N4PY
58 Hogwood Rd
Louisburg, NC 27549

On 12/18/2014 6:08 PM, David and Dianne on Comcast wrote:
> Hi All,
> I recently acquired an Orion II and am getting used to it more each day.
> I have two questions for any Orion users in the group.
> #1- I am using the factory default settings for the AGC fast, medium and
> slow values. Can anyone suggest any values that they use which may seem
> better? Is there a tutorial on-line or a repository of AGC values
> maintained anywhere for reference? I have not ventured into the
> programmable AGC world yet with the Orion II
> #2- In adjusting some… but not all menu values with the multi-knob
> encoder, I find that it sometimes generates a bit of “flutter” in
> between some value settings and seems a bit imprecise. Is this normal or
> should I investigate replacing the multi-knob encoder at some point?
> This Orion II is quite new dating to spring 2013 manufacture and was
> back to TT in November of this year for a check out by them with nothing
> noted by them in this regard. It’s not a biggie but I am curious if
> others have noticed this phenomenon.
> I came to the Orion II from the K3, which I still own and which I have
> held as the benchmark for HF RX performance since 2008. But this
> receiver is quite spectacular, very special and far more pleasing to my
> ears. Who knew!?! Just a joy to use. Digital RX that sounds like
> old-time analog RX. Well done TT!
> Thanks for any input that can be given on my two questions above.
> 73 de N1LQ-Dave
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