Why are Hams SELLING their Flex Radio(s)?

Discussion in 'Ham Radio Discussions' started by KA4DPO, May 3, 2017.

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  1. W7UUU

    W7UUU Super Moderator Lifetime Member 133 Administrator Volunteer Moderator Platinum Subscriber Life Member QRZ Page

    Curious - what does this post have to do with anything being discussed or the thread topic?

    It makes no sense in any context I can see o_O

  2. KJ4VTH

    KJ4VTH Ham Member QRZ Page

    Hey, what does that have to do with the topic? :D
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  3. W2AI

    W2AI QRZ Lifetime Member #240 Platinum Subscriber Life Member QRZ Page

    Bad scene, Man!!!:eek::eek:
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  4. WD0BCT

    WD0BCT Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    I see the point Dave. When transceivers entered the computer category their obselesance was obligatory. No one wants an obsolete high technology. You can expect ham tranceivers to drop drastically in price but also have very short useful lives in the future. An example? HTs. Old HTs become junk. I don't think modern HF tranceivers will maintain a following like the Boat Anchors did.
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  5. K4AGO

    K4AGO Ham Member QRZ Page

    Last edited: Dec 13, 2019
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  6. KG4ZAR

    KG4ZAR Ham Member QRZ Page

    Superior by whose definition? Not true thinking individuals. Just the sheep trudging along to slaughter.
  7. KN6SD

    KN6SD Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    It might after a Twelve Pack or two :)
  8. N4GKS

    N4GKS Ham Member QRZ Page

    People with more money than sense. Buy, try and sell.
  9. K1OIK

    K1OIK Platinum Subscriber Platinum Subscriber QRZ Page

    Actually with Flex it is wait, wait, Buy wait some more, pay a deposit, try be a beta tester to work out the bugs, wait for bug corrections, deal with blue screens, and sell.
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  10. KB1YAP

    KB1YAP Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    The addition of lead did a lot to inhibit the growth of tin whiskers. Also reference dendrites under this topic. Another issue was the use of
    OA (organic acid) flux. OA flux which required specialized pcb cleaning equipment and caused post production growth of residue which caused
    in circuit issues.

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