[TenTec] Omni VII Plus at Hamvention!

John Occhipinti k3ur at att.net
Fri May 31 09:51:51 EDT 2019

It sounds like the new Owner of TEN-TEC is pricing himself right
out of the Amateur Radio market with this over priced Omni VII+.

This is just my opinion after personally knowing the former
Owner of TEN-TEC Jack Burchfield K4JU and past President of
TEN-TEC Jim Wharton NO4A.

John D. Occhipinti, K3UR
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Don Rasmussen via TenTec" <tentec at contesting.com>
To: <tentec at contesting.com>
Cc: "Don Rasmussen" <wb8yqj at yahoo.com>
Sent: Thursday, May 30, 2019 12:53 PM
Subject: [TenTec] Omni VII Plus at Hamvention!

> TenTec video highlights the new owner of the company.
> I really like his OMNI 7+ idea and as a CW operator would absolutely love
> to have one.
> It would be an uphill climb competing against $1K IC7300, even though the
> basic operation on CW seems to be noticeably better. However with a
> roughly $2800 price, comparison would be versus IC7610.
> As an IC7300 owner, I would pay $1500 for a new OMNI VII+ and would like a
> 2+ year no questions asked warranty.
> I know - dream on!
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqvCDt6X5eA
> Peter Bertini:
> A birdie told me that Mike is showing the new Omni VII Plus at Hamvention.
> Street price is $2999 according to rumor. Radio was said to be in
> production.
> That might be a bit high compared to imports, but it is probably a fact of
> life for manufacturing costs in the US.
> I give Mike credit for making something happen, it is a start and I'd love
> to see an upgraded Orion offered one of these days.
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