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[TowerTalk] Antenna Manufacturers

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Antenna Manufacturers
From: (Lonnie (NT6B))
Date: Fri, 10 Dec 1999 20:36:28 -0800
Hi Guys...correct except for the fact that KLM was sold for profit firstly,
then M2 evolved and still going storng...Huh Mike? and HyGain was sold to
MFJ reciently again for profit and who knows someone may by KLM
the later KLM, poor management dunno but poor practices by current
ownership, I think 2 cents as well....Ga Day!....Lonnie
(NT6B) (VK7LM)

At 08:12 PM 12/10/1999 -0800, Jim wrote:
>I AGREE 150% Mike.....
>Just my  $ .02 worth....
>Jim W7RY
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Mike Cox <>
>To: <>
To: <>
>Date: Friday, December 10, 1999 12:13
>Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Antenna Manufacturers
>>Excuse me???
>>I've owned a KLM KT34A for several years now, still think it's a great
>>performer even though KLM has closed their doors. I owned a Mosley TA-33
>>before that. I have had HyGain and Cushcraft as well....
>>What does ANY of that have to do with whether or not a company is still in
>>business? I paid them their asking price for each of those
>>antennas....Didn't try to "squeeze" any thing out of them. Most of the time
>>a business fails due to poor management, or a decline of the demand for
>>their products rather than the customer trying to squeeze them for their
>>Don't see your point.
>>73 Mike  KI5DF
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: <>
>>To: <>
>>Sent: Thursday, December 09, 1999 7:17 PM
>>Subject: [TowerTalk] Antenna Manufacturers
>>> Hi Gang,
>>>   Some of you thought KLM products were the way to go. KLM is now gone.
>>> Some of you thought HyGain was where it was at. HyGain is no more. Some
>>> of you think Mosley sucks. But Mosley is still around! Some of you think
>>> Cushcraft sucks, and has lousey and "arrogant" customer service, but
>>> they're
>>> still around. Cushcraft/Signals has a commercial side to their nature.
>>> And
>>> Mosley manufacturers antennas for commercial/military/government use.
>>> Amateur radio just can't support most manufacturers, alone. Next time
>>> you're
>>> shopping for an amateur radio related item, and feel like squeezing every
>>> vendor
>>> in creation for every last cent of his profit, think about that.
>>> 73 Roy Lincoln WA4DOU
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