[TenTec] TT Hamfest
Sun, 8 Oct 2000 17:33:09 -0400
I, too, had a great time at the Hamfest, though I didn't win a door prize.
Got a deal on the Pegasus and RX320 that I wanted to buy, got to talk to TT
Engineer, Allan Kaplan, about my project that will use them as well as meet
other TT personnel, got to meet folks from the TT net and the reflector and
even got a 'bargain' at the flea market. It was only about 6.5 hours each
way for me, but I'll do it again. This was my first time in the area and I'd
like to go back and do some of the tourist things - but I didn't have time
The drive wasn't too bad for me. Set the cruise at 65 in Ohio and Kentucky
and 70 in Tennessee and hardly had to slow down at all until I got off I-40
on to Rt 66 in Sevierville.
The only downside was that to save the 8.5% TN sales tax, I had TT ship the
Pegasus and RX320, so I now I have to wait on UPS for my new toys.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Walter Dufrain" <email@example.com>
To: "tentec" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, October 08, 2000 5:25 PM
Subject: [TenTec] TT Hamfest
> Wow, this is a must do next year. Thanks Ten Tec folks for a
> really fun event and being a great host. Also thanks for the
> "Coffee Cup" I won in the first drawing.
> My little report to the reflector group is it was certainly worth the
> 10 hour drive to get to Sevierville. The Friday night gathering was
> the best time to get to the rigs and spin the knobs. Saturday was
> checking out the TT fleas, my oh my, it must have been a Paragon
> convention. It is interesting that I did not see even one Triton IV,
> analog or digital in the whole place. The TT store was busy both
> days filling orders. Lots of matching faces with calls and meeting
> more TT crazies. All in all : Wonderful. I only hope to make it
> next year.
> PS: That Jupiter is a neat radio, probably one of those will get
> put in the shack.
> 73 Walter Dufrain, AG5P..............Wright City, Missouri
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