Difficult question, John. I suppose it would depend on how certain a shack is
in your future.
In my case, I'll be retiring within the next 4.5 years, and my wife has retired
already. We plan on leaving soCal for sure; possibly to the Big Island of
Hawai'i. If the latter, we will not be taking much, due to the expense of
Even the earliest of Ten-Tec radios sell very well, and I would expect them to
do so two years from now.
Of course you're aware of the infamous "seller's remorse" when it comes to ham
73 de Jim - AD6CW
--- On Fri, 9/25/09, John Rippey <email@example.com> wrote:
> I'm in the "thin the herd" mode myself,and am stymied. I
> have the
> choice of storing or selling the following rigs: (1) OMNI
> VI (option
> 3); JRC JST-245; and (3) a Mark V Field. All of the
> rigs are fitted
> with appropriate filters. Parting with any one of these has
> difficult, so I have done what any respectable ham would do
> under the
> circumstances: nothing.
> I'm primarily a CW op, but the JST-245 has provided all the
> oomph I've needed
> for occasional phone contests.
> Question: Do I store them for a couple of years while I try
> to figure out
> whether there's a ham shack in my future, or do I sell? If
> the latter, which
> goes first?
> John, W3ULS
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