|To:||"Jim Lux" <email@example.com>,"Bill VanAlstyne, W5WVO" <firstname.lastname@example.org>,<email@example.com>|
|Subject:||Re: [TowerTalk] Halogen Bulbs - 1.8 Mhz RFI|
|From:||Pete Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 26 Nov 2004 15:28:05 -0500|
At 03:00 PM 11/26/2004, Jim Lux wrote:
I haven't tried it, but has anyone taken some hideously RFI generating widget (that shouldn't) and tried to return it to a mass market retailer (Wal-Mart, Home Depot)? I imagine they'd just take it, no questions asked (it's not worth it to ask questions), but I wonder if there's any mechanism to even follow up on it.
I've done it, and no questions were asked. I told them what the problem was, but there was zero interest.
I suspect somebody, somewhere is following the percentage of returns on given items, but that's probably about it. With the sort of junk that's being sold, RFI-related returns are probably a tiny minority.
73, Pete N4ZR
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