My niece lives around the corner from Paul, NO8D. I didn't realize this when
I went to visit her. She told me that some guy makes TV antennas lives near
Check this out on Google Earth. Move around the property and see how many
towers you can find. Look west of the rear of his property because there are
more towers there.
It is amazing. The coordinates for the house are:
41 13 56.39 N
81 35 14.95 W
I double spaced between the degrees, minutes and seconds.
He truly has an amazing antenna farm.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Tope" <W4EF@dellroy.com>
Sent: Monday, July 26, 2010 11:38 AM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] DX eng
> 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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