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Re: [CQ-Contest] Lost leading 'dit' - summary

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Lost leading 'dit' - summary
From: Mike Gilmer <n2mg1@yahoo.com>
Reply-to: n2mg@contesting.com
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2004 11:02:56 -0800 (PST)
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But they could have been awake...

It's too bad that TQC, ISO9000 and all the other 
similar nonsense do NOTHING to enhance the quality 
of the design. The falacy behind the mentality is 
as long as you can build repeatable crap, as designed,

and with documented procedures, it can somehow have 

Their "process" might not include taking customer 
feedback and improving their product.  So, continuous 
process improvement does not necessarily mean 
continuous product improvement.

Mike N2MG

--- Bill Tippett <btippett@alum.mit.edu> wrote:
> Excuse me?...the FT-1000 was introduced
> around 1990 and was shipped
> with clicks until it was recently discontinued.  The
> FT-1000MP was
> introduced in 1995 and subsequent models STILL have
> clicks.  If that's
> "do it right the first time" and continuous process
> improvement, I believe
> someone must have slept through their Deming TQC
> classes.  ;-))

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