[RFI] Politics and RFI

David Eckhardt davearea51a at gmail.com
Mon Dec 10 12:45:17 EST 2018

Yes, indeed:  "With Love, from China".

Dave - WØLEV

On Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 2:48 PM Cortland Richmond <ka5s at earthlink.net>

> When I got to VN in 1965 our Avionics detachments at Tan Son Nhut AB
> were issued made in Japan toolboxes with screwdrivers that rusted,
> pliers that wouldn't close all the way and wire cutters that didn't
> meet. That's changed a LOT since.
> These days, though, at leas tin THIS country, regulatory compliance has
> to yield to cost-cutting, fines and lawsuits being apparently cheaper
> than quality.  Some years ago, maybe 1992, a Radio Shack low-cost store,
> Mc[Something], near where I lived, in Burleson -- I was working in the
> EMC lab at Tandy -- had a pyramid of color TV's nor,lly sellign for $300
> in front of their store for $75;   when I asked what was goignon they
> said abotu one of every three sold was returned not working out of the
> box ---and a ca[l to the (you got it, mainland Chinese) manufacturer got
> as an answer: "No problem, throw the bad ones away and give them one
> that works."
> Cortland
> KA5S
> On 3/19/2018 3:21 PM, Howard Lester wrote:
> > we used to joke about products labeled “Made in Japan”?
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