[TenTec] paragon question

Lee lee at wa3fiy.com
Wed Oct 11 08:32:28 EDT 2017

  Actually, the Paragon and the Paragon II both have phased lock loop 




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From: "mark kenward via TenTec" <tentec at contesting.com>
To: "w7zrc at yahoo.com" <w7zrc at yahoo.com>; "tentec at contesting.com" 
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Cc: "mark kenward" <k8vf at yahoo.com>
Sent: 10/10/2017 9:58:25 PM
Subject: [TenTec] paragon question

>I don’t have a paragon, but a Paragon II, Omni A and Omni C which have 
>PTO like Paragon does.  Paragon II is a phase lock loop rig and  is 
>quite different.
>You need to check the PTO frequencies and set them at bottom and top of 
>500kHz positions. Also if it is compressed or expanded frequency wise, 
>you can adjust this as well.(on Omni A it goes from 5kHz to 5.5 kHz, 
>but Paragon may be different)
>Verify the ref oscillator frequency.
>Set the bfo frequencies for USB/LSB and cw.
>PBT is for receive only, so as long as you can center the cw filter on 
>the dial, and as long as you can set SSB so it sounds ok,you CAN leave 
>it alone..  But on my Omni 5, 6, and Paragon, I adjusted the frequency 
>as called for in the manual……..this will set it up as shown below if 
>all is right)
>Normally cw will be dead centered at 12 o clock.
>SSB will be on one side or the other near10- 11 o clock, depending on 
>how you like to hear it, and which sideband you are on.
>Make sure rig is warmed up, and that you have a Paragon manual………when 
>you lift lid, it will start to cool, so you kind of have to do it and 
>put cover back on to see if it stays put.
>Best of luck. I am sure another fellow on the reflector can help you 
>out better than I have.
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