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Re: Oscar 0



I agree with you Red.  I've never worked there, but I've shopped at Radio
Shacks from California to New England to Florida (and Puerto Rico).  When
you are in Podunk Hollow and in need of a connector or resistor or whatever
for some little project, and the nearest electronics distributor is 200
miles away, it's sure handy to be able to run down to Radio Shack.  Maybe
they don't carry TiCK keyer chips or all the components you might need to
build a whiz-bang qrp rig, but I can't tell you how many times they have
saved my weekend just by being open when the electronics distributor was
closed (or too far to drive).

Whenever we are in some mall someplace (we travel extensively in an RV) my
wife is always pointing to a Radio Shack and saying: "There's your favorite
store JC."   I wouldn't go that far, but I'm sure glad they are there, and I
really appreciate the "no questions asked" return policy.  Many's the time I
have been unsure of exactly which part I needed, and the ability to just buy
them all and return what you don't use is really helpful.

Oh yeh, and did I mention that they always buy a booth at the ARRL Pacific
Division Convention (and probably countless others).

Thanks Radio Shack!

73 - JC,k0hps@amsat.org

----- Original Message -----
From: Red Johnson <redj@together.net>
To: Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL <vlfiscus@mcn.net>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Thursday, June 22, 2000 12:14 PM
Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] Oscar 0


> For those of us that have and some of that still do take pleasure and
pride
> in working there, thanks Vince.  And where do you work such that we may
> evaluate and comment on it?
>
> W.S. "Red" Johnson
> Amateur Radio Station
> K1RED/AE
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
> Behalf Of Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL
> Sent: Thursday, June 22, 2000 11:20 AM
> To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Oscar 0
>
>
>
> Nah, Radio Shack parts are made from broken Yaesu & Kenwood parts.
>
> "Radio Shack, you got questions? We got blank stares."
>
>
> At 11:35 AM 6/21/00 -0500, sam@tenet.edu wrote:
> >It might be neat if a satellite could be built from radio shack parts.
> >(?)
> >
> >73,
> >Sam
> >KA5QYU
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