Yep, no doubt that is why DX Engineering handles their mail order sales
so well. Here is NO8D's QRZ.com listing:
You'll note the common interest in ham radio and drag racing as well as
the plug for DX Engineering.
73, Mike W4EF..........
On 7/26/2010 6:40 AM, jimlux wrote:
> Pete Smith wrote:
>> I have been told that DX Engineering is a ham radio offshoot of Summit
>> Racing Equipment, a huge Internet retailer of street and strip
>> aftermarket car stuff. As such, they obviously understand how to handle
>> Internet sales. Summit has a beat-a-price guarantee -- I wish DX
>> Engineering did, too, but most of what they sell is proprietary and
>> pretty pricey, IMO.
> Interesting.. seems plausible.. The link is PDS Electronics, Inc.
> From Whois:
> PDS Electronics, Inc, dba Dx Engineering
> 1212 Northeast Avenue
> Tallmadge, OH 44278-1140
> But since all the other sources have the address as 1212 Southeast Ave,
> I'd believe that the whois was wrong.
> PDS owns over 100 domains..
> I'm going to speculate that PDS is Paul D Sergi (NO8D), who is an
> inventor on patent #7,321,340 assigned to PDS electronics "Multi-purpose
> antenna hub", among a zillion other patents for antennas and brackets.
> Paul is CEO of Summit Racing Equipment
> SUmmit Racing
> 1200 Southeast Ave.
> Tallmadge, Ohio 44278
> Whois Record for :genuinehotrod.com
> Registered by:
> PDS Electronics Inc.
> First Registered Date:
> Registration Expiry Date:
> Summit Racing Equipment acquires Genuine Hotrod Hardware, a direct mail
> An IP lawsuit PDS Electronics vs MFJ, June 4, 2009, Ohio N. District Ct.
> also: PDS Electronics, Inc. v. RadialWave, LLC 11/16/2005
> PDS ELectronics also has an address in Akron Ohio.
> And googling a bit turns up a Patric Stollsteimer who claims he's owner
> of PDS Electronics in Pueblo CO. But that's PDS Electronics Co., not
> PDS Electronics, Inc.
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