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Re: [Yaesu] G-1000SDX Rotator No Longer Supported by Yaesu

To: "Robin Midgett" <robink4idc@gmail.com>, "Yaesu List" <Yaesu@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [Yaesu] G-1000SDX Rotator No Longer Supported by Yaesu
From: "Paul Playford" <paul@w8aef.com>
Reply-to: Paul Playford <paul@w8aef.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Jan 2010 13:23:22 -0700
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You can say what you want about MFJ, but I can still get parts for my 
CDE/Telex/Hygain rotators <grin>.

de Paul, W8AEF


From: "Robin Midgett" <robink4idc@gmail.com>
Sent: Monday, January 04, 2010 12:39 PM
To: "Yaesu List" <Yaesu@contesting.com>
Subject: [Yaesu] G-1000SDX Rotator No Longer Supported by Yaesu

> Hi Friends,
> Just got off the phone with Yaesu service in Cypress, CA. I was
> informed (and politely stone walled) by Tim Factor KT7F concerning
> service of my G-1000 SDX rotator controller. Tim said the SDX (only)
> version went off the service list November 9th, 2009. Quoting: "If you
> have a G-1000DXA or SA you can send it to us for repair.  We no longer
> service the G-1000SDX."
> Tim was polite and courteous and very firm; there are no exceptions.
> My gripe isn't with Tim, but with Yaesu for not supporting this
> equipment longer. The biggest problem is that the service center won't
> even try to diagnose the problem to determine if it can be
> repaired...no help at all.
> Those old Hy-gain rotators are starting to look more attractive all
> the time. I won't purchase another Yaesu.
> -- 
> Thanks,
> Robin Midgett K4IDC
> IDC Technology 

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