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[Yaesu] Discontinued Rigs

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Subject: [Yaesu] Discontinued Rigs
From: k8js@juno.com (John P Skubick)
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 1998 23:59:37 -0500
On Tue, 24 Feb 1998 08:51:55 -0600 "Chuck (Jack) Hawley"
<c-hawley@uiuc.edu> writes:
>I just heard second hand from a Yaesu rep that they are discontinuing
>all the HF rigs except the 1000MP and the new 847. This includes the
>920, 900,736R, and the 1000D. Wonder it it's true, but I guess there 
>to be an end to every rig and some of these are somewhat 
>are too new though.
>Just wondering...kind of thought about buying a 900.
>Charles (Jack) Hawley
>Chuck....Ham Radio KE9UW

I wouldn't be a bit suprised if this turns out to be true.
Perhaps the FT-920 may survive since it's still fairly new yet.
Personally, I would have liked to see the 1000 MP also include 6 Meters.
(Although, I still shudder at my memories of the 6 meter TVI hassles of
the mid-sixties.)

73.  --John, K8JS

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