After having read the eham reviews, http://www.eham.net/reviews/detail/5415,
I wouldn't go anywhere else, either for purchase, upkeep, or repair. Next
time I think about an amp, this is the place I go. 73 de Shon, K6QT. . NB
-- the report is several pages long.
Shon R. Edwards, MA, AG (Czech Republic)
Amateur call: K6QT
1039 N 2575 W
Layton, UT, 84041-7709
Home phone: (801) 444-3445
715 Strawberry Creek Private Rd.
Bedford, WY 83112
Cell: (307) 248-2104
On Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 7:14 PM, Noll Amidzich <email@example.com> wrote:
> Larry ,
> My Alpha 9500 , purchased new in summer of 2013 works fine and has not
> been to the factory for service.
> Also have a 87A , also purchased new in 1995 , that went to Alpha
> factory service in November 2015. Received repaired unit ( receive pin
> diodes ) about 1 month later.
> No issues with service from Alpha . Done in a reasonable time period and
> feel it was thoroughly checked before shipping back to me . BTW ... unit
> was returned double boxed which was NOT the way I had shipped it to them.
> Back in 1995 these units were only single boxed . Glad Alpha double boxed .
> Am sure they learned a lot about shipping over the years .
> I’ve been a very satisfied customer since my first Alpha purchase ( 77DX
> ) in July 1983. I still have that big boy and have instructed my wife to
> put it in my casket 😉 when I go SK.
> No experience with K0HM.
> Noll W9RN
> Sent from my iPhone
> > On Oct 17, 2017, at 7:31 PM, Larry P. Greenberg <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > I am getting ready to send my early model 9500 in for update and
> repair. I would like to get an idea of your experiences with Alpha factory
> service and also Brad’s service, K0HM. Which is better, turnaround time,
> price and, in general how satisfied were you with the updates and repairs.
> Feel free to answer privately but also feel free to answer publically as I
> am sure others would be interested. I am getting the impression from the
> list that Alpha have made improvements recently. My 9500 continuously
> hunts for resonance and the idling plate current is high. Also, the serial
> port doesn’t work but the USB port works.
> > Larry, WA9MAG
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