Monthly Archives: July 2018
Whilst using the DV10 we noticed it kept stopping on multiple signals in the 164MHz to 180MHz region that appeared to be AM modulated, when switching the radio to AM we found it was images from the aircraft band, most … Continue reading
Whist using the AR-DV10 yesterday with firmware 1807A it had some sort of partial crash that stopped all digital modes decoding in AUT1 automode and no audio could be heard from the radio when switched to FM or AM mode, … Continue reading
Trying to listen for 70cm beacons on the AOR DV10 proved impossible due to the frequency error and drift, trying to listen to the GB3UHF beacon on 432.430 MHz we heard nothing until we tuned the radio up 1.2kHz, with … Continue reading
Tests results on AOR DV10 firmware 1807A, some small improvements but a long way to go. Frequency drift – Initial test on the frequency drift shows some improvement but further testing is continuing, as the radio warms up from ambient, … Continue reading
A French company called PRO-SIC who is also AOR France and F5HPE offer a 180 Euro “Upgrade” for the AOR AR-DV10 to receive COSPAS SARSAT data on 406 MHz. Even if the DV10 met its +/- 5ppm spec it could … Continue reading
A post has appeared on Radio Reference indicating that AOR have deliberately used a 15000Hz (15kHz) filter in the AOR AR-DV10 to counter the radios terrible frequency error and drift. The issue with this is that 15kHz is far too … Continue reading
A full example of how memory and search bank functions of DV10 Manager do not work and cause the DV10 to freeze such that the power and battery need to be removed for the radio to re-boot.
AORs recommended software (DV10 Manager) causes the radio to lock solid, requiring battery removal.
The Yaesu / AOR DV10 is riddled with faults and buggy firmware, here is a list of some of them:- DV10 Major Faults 1. Frequency drifts with temperature making it USELESS as a narrow band or digital receiver, drift is … Continue reading
AOR AR-DV10 vs Kenwood TH-D74e on HF, the DV10 has drifted 300Hz off frequency which equates to 54ppm!!