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Re: Drake 2880 Downconverter Purchase - Update



Could someone send me the number for ICM? I'll give them a shot at this
too.

Mark

Gregory Beat wrote:
> 
> I would agree with Woody.  ICM carries lifetime guarantee and has the most
> extensive database
> for all equipment (they constantly surprise me for crystal information)
> 
> GB
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Woody" <kj4so@bellsouth.net>
> To: "Mark D. Fossum" <n0nsv@AMSAT.Org>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Monday, January 22, 2001 10:37 PM
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Drake 2880 Downconverter Purchase - Update
> 
> > Hi Mark:
> >
> > When it come to crystals, you get what you pay for.  JAN crystals are
> trash.
> > They are no where near the quality of International Crystals.  In more
> than
> > 32 years of repairing electronics equipment, I have never had to replace a
> > crystal from International.  I have replaced many crystals from JAN, and
> > other companies.  It is not uncommon to hear of people having to get
> > crystals remade by JAN because they would not tune to the correct
> frequency.
> > International Crystal has the correct spec. on-file for the Drake 2880
> > crystals.
> >
> > When you order crystals, be aware that the info about crystal ordering
> data
> > that was published in QST is incorrect, and will result in the LO being
> off
> > frequency.  The crystal data that is on the websites for modifying the
> Drake
> > 2880 is correct.
> >
> > 73,
> >
> > Woody
> > KJ4SO
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Mark D. Fossum" <n0nsv@AMSAT.Org>
> > To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> > Sent: Monday, January 22, 2001 21:15 PM
> > Subject: [amsat-bb] Drake 2880 Downconverter Purchase - Update
> >
> >
> > > Hi Folks,
> > >
> > > I'm broke and my money is on it's way to Japan! My bank sent a wire to
> > > an International Bank and the IB tells my bank the transaction should
> > > happen any time in the next day or two. (what's the point of a wire
> > > then?)I'm still waiting for a rate confirmation from the import
> > > specialist at customs. They told me to expect a rate between .014% and
> > > .040%.
> > >
> > > Many of you have mentioned crystals. I can buy them just as cheap in
> > > here in the states from my research. The only trouble is delivery time.
> > > JAN Crystal can have them made and delivered in 5 weeks for about half
> > > the price of anyone else. They're $13 each if we want them in a hurry
> > > and less than half if we can wait. If you can't wait, contact
> > > http://www.jancrystals.com and order direct. (there's a $20 minimum)
> > >
> > > I have a website to take downconverter orders. Buyers will be able to
> > > pay with a Credit Card through Paypal. It's ready with the exception of
> > > the price. Once I get the cost of duty nailed down, I'll post a link on
> > > the BB for orders and I'll send an email to those of you that have sent
> > > private emails.
> > >
> > > Thanks to all of you for the kind words. This is turning out to be a
> > > learning experience for me! I haven't done anything crazy for a while so
> > > going through all of this is kinda fun.
> > >
> > > Best wishes,
> > >
> > > Mark Fossum - N0NSV
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