That big size kept the 127 myriad dials, knobs, and buttons from
overlapping or from manly finger tips hitting more than one at a time.
73, Jerry, K0CQ
On 12/8/2010 9:42 PM, Richards wrote:
> On 12/8/2010 10:12 PM, Stuart Rohre wrote:
>> One thing a person could do before they get a live view and hands on
>> with a new radio design, is to make up a cardboard mock up and see how
>> it fits your operating position.
> Yaesu published a full sized photo of the FT5000
> and when I set it on the desk, my wife exclaimed at
> how just plain huge it is and how it would swallow
> up the entire desk - and then asked if it was really
> that much better being that much bigger.
> I don't know the answer.... but it was instructive
> that she asked, I think.
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