I am very glad that I am not the only one!
I'm not sure what happened, there, if the guy I talked to is the
designer and just has bad customer service skills, or if somebody
bought the rights to all that old stuff and runs it as a sideline.
I heard somebody on the air on 80m not too long ago say something to
the effect that "hams are weirdos" and I know we've got a few. Giving
the Autek guy the benefit of the doubt, maybe he got one too many of
the Tinfoil Hat Brigade or something and decided we were all
I should probably make an effort to get on the air more, but I never
cared too much for operating, I like to build and repair things. It's
a shame I couldn't get service literature for this RF-5, I'd like to
have it working again.
On Sat, Oct 10, 2009 at 11:47 AM, Lee Buller <email@example.com> wrote:
> Mr. Carter is right, If you cannot find the problem you will not get much
> help from Autek. I had to junk my Autek because the board went bad. There
> was no fix except to buy a new one. That is not my idea of customer service.
> I liked the wattmeter, but the old Drake W-4 works just fin for me.
> Lee - K0WA
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