[TenTec] In praise of older technology

Bob McGraw - K4TAX RMcGraw at Blomand.net
Sat Feb 22 23:26:12 EST 2014

That's like the Check Engine light on my truck.  It's been on for some 120K 
miles.  Finally the bulb burned out thus the problem was resolved.

Bob, K4TAX

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Scott Shepard" <scottsheppard at videotron.ca>
To: <tentec at contesting.com>
Sent: Saturday, February 22, 2014 7:47 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] In praise of older technology

> All very good points...I am not all too worried about a few hz either 
> way...and once warmed up, the pto is not bad at all...it is a hobby after 
> all. I remember being on a net one time when an old timer checked in...the 
> net control told him he was 200 hz low or something and the old salt came 
> back  with: ' oh, well that's easy to fix, do you know what to do?
> The net control bit and said 'what'?
> He said, ' get a piece of tape and cover off the last LED of your 
> display...the problem will go away'
> He was right, in my view, and probably knew a whole lot more about radios 
> than the young appliance operator net control...but I digress...
> Has anyone every had a successful pto transplant between the omni and 
> corsair?
> Cheers folks
> Scott VA3 IED.
> Sent from my iPad
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