Paragon Geihl Chip
The GEIHL chip is a replacement for the firmware in the
Paragon 1 (585).
The chip is available form Jack Geihl for $49.
Send all requests to:
2780 Fields Ertel Road
Loveland, Ohio 45140
The Ten Tec Paragon upgrade chip provides many new features to
enhance the operation of the radio. The enhancements are:
- Ham bands can be accessed by either the ham up and ham
down keys or by 1 through 9 on the keypad.
- Band registers have been added to store the last vfo
requency, mode, and filter for all nine ham bands.
- The latest memory channel number accessed is retained for
- The vfo tuning rate resolution is user selectable. Each
vfo has an offset of +- 99.99 kHz and simultaneous
receive and transmit offsets are possible.
- A 10 minute timer can be turned on to remind the operator
to identify. A symbol appears to the right of the 10 Hz
display when transmitting. Memory Tune and Memory Scan
can be operated without affecting the vfo.
- The Date and Clock set use the vfo knob to make changes.
The clock displays hours, minutes, and seconds.
- The Memory scan routine uses the vfo knob to set the
speed of the scan.
- The voice function has an enhanced mode to provide
additional information to the operator. The frequency
display blanks leading zeroes and decimal points. Zero is
now displayed without a slash.
- Many functions such as VOICE can now be activated while
- The up and down keys can have an increment value selected
by the operator of 100 kHz and 1 mHz or 10 kHz and 5 kHz.
The 5 kHz increment is useful for short wave listening,
and the 10 kHz increment is useful for AM Broadcast
- Two additional memory channels have been added to create
a total of 64 memory channels (00 to 63) plus the Scratch