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[TenTec] Kachina

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Subject: [TenTec] Kachina
From: pinskeep@iglou.com (Peter Inskeep)
Date: Wed, 22 Apr 1998 08:59:45 -0400 (EDT)
On Tue, 21 Apr 1998, Corboy-Poteet wrote:

>  OK, I read the Kachina 505 review in the May issue of QST.  Looks
>     nifty (as expected) but with specs that, in general, don't seem
>     to quite measure up to comparably priced Yaesu/Kenwood/Icom gear. 
>     However, I do want to buy an American made product and will 
>     probably spring for the 505.  Before I take the step, I was wondering 
>     if anyone reading this mirror had any information (or rumors) on
>     TenTec's plans for a product similar to the Kachina. I think of
>     TenTec as rather conservative and not a company likely to break
>     new ground; thus not a likely candidate to step beyond Kachina. 

Mike,   TenTec demo'd a small rig that was controlled thru a PC at Dayton
last year.  If I recall correctly, it was receive only at the time.  I
have heard nothing further of it since.  It was not nearly so
comprehensive as the Kachina being demo'd at another booth at the same

Pewee Valley, Ky.

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