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Re: Price of used FT-847?



Hi Alan:
I bought my 847 (from a friend) around 6 months ago and paid $900.00.  It 
has both CW and SSB Collins Filters.  They usually seem to be around 
$1000.00 on eBay.

Regards,
Joe K7ZT

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alan P. Biddle" <APBIDDLE@mailaps.org>
To: "AMSAT-BB" <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Saturday, July 15, 2006 12:06 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Price of used FT-847?


> Hi,
>
> If anybody has bought or sold a used FT-847 in excellent condition in the
> past few months, and would be willing to share his/her price information,
> please drop me a note off list, and whether it had the optional Collins 
> SSB
> filters.  I am NOT in the market for one at this time, but am trying to
> establish a replacement cost.
>
> Yaesu/Vertex has seemingly lost mine when returning it from some minor
> maintenance, though they messed up the handling of that as well.  I got a
> very nice FT-990 in its place, but the owner of that rig has not so far
> received mine.  They put the wrong UPS label on mine, even though their 
> own
> internal use label, with the correct address, was right beside it.  A very
> apologetic lady named Loretta explained that they had replaced their 
> entire
> customer service department, and that there was still some training to be
> done.  Gee, ya think?
>
>
> Alan
> WA4SCA
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