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Re: [TenTec] Titan vac relay

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] Titan vac relay
From: Jim Brown <k9yc@audiosystemsgroup.com>
Reply-to: k9yc@arrl.net, Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2010 16:21:36 -0800
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On 12/23/2010 3:27 PM, Dennis OConnor wrote:
> Well, it is just my experience in the real world that makes me strongly doubt 
> that the expensive and painful export restrictions

You guys seem to be going a bit "round the bend" on this.  I wouldn't be 
so sure that the high price quoted to Rafael had much in the way of 
export duties in it (if at all).  Remember, he said that it was $375 
PLUS S/H.  When I've gotten quotes on parts like this from Ten Tec the 
prices have been out of sight. And they would have been shipping only as 
far as Chicago. :)

Another point. International shipping can get VERY expensive, for 
reasons having nothing to do with import/export.  Last month, several of 
us flew down to PJ4 (off the coast of Venezuela) for CQWWCW, and wanted 
to ship one of own kW power amps so that we didn't have to drag it 
through three airports.  It would have cost us nearly $500 EACH WAY from 
Atlanta. One of the guys ended up dragging it, at a cost of about $100 
plus a very sore back.

73, Jim K9YC
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