Hi to the Reflector-- Years ago the Packard Motor Car Co. had a motto:
"Ask the man who owns one." It's a good idea in any field!
73, Ariel, k4aal
Robert Weingaertner wrote:
> Carl Hyde wrote:
> > You have to understand the story behing the review of
> > the Delta II that was published in QST.
> I always thought thatthe Delta II review as a little harsh. If it
> had gotten a better review I might have bought one instead of a
> Paragon. Its sad that there is no editorial review process.
> However, I think that QST has been biased in favor of import rigs
> for years. I've seen glaring deficiencies minimized in the reviews.
> Also, a radio can fall victim to the reviewer's peresonal preferences.
> For example, QST did not like the Drake R8 because the ergonomics
> were not deemed suitable for contesting. Well, boys and girls, the
> R8 was designed as an SWL receiver, not a contest machine.
> Forunately today we have this reflector, so in the absence of "try
> before buy", we can at least ask someone who owns one.
> 73, Bob WB2VUF (Proud owner of a Paragon I,
> Corsair I, Scout, and even some PM modules!)
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