[TenTec] confusion about 563 vs 564
Tue, 10 Sep 2002 06:42:09 -0400
Do you feel it is ethical for someone to advertise a 563 with upgrades as
"Omni VI+" when they try to sell it?
This is exactly what some hams are doing, whether intentional or not. It
is still a Model 563.
A Model 564 owner
On Mon, 9 Sep 2002 21:54:03 -0400 "Ernie Stedman" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> I was told by the factory there is no difference between a 563 with
> Option 3
> and a 564, so I don't believe it is misleading at all to call a 563
> Option 3 a VI Plus, but I'm just going on what they told me.
> Ernie Stedman N2OJQ
> 130 Buckthorn Court
> Roswell GA 30076
> Sign up for PAYPAL by following this link:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "MIKE SOUHRADA" <email@example.com>
> To: "Ron Pletter" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Monday, September 09, 2002 9:32 PM
> Subject: Re: [TenTec] confusion about 563 vs 564
> > Ron Pletter wrote:
> > > But I am finding folks posting to the list model 563 which was
> > > option 3, and are calling it an Omni VI Plus. Even the
> used/demo list
> > > TenTec uses the teminology "Omni-VI factory upgraded to Omni-VI
> for a
> > > model 563.
> > a model 563 with Option 3 upgrade now called Omni-VI
> > > Plus? Or is the term being used loosely?
> > Ron as I'm saving my shekels for the Omni VI+. I've noticed the
> mis use
> > of the "factory upgrade" vs VI+ on frequent listings. Sometimes
> it's not
> > even clear what unit it is.
> > Frankly the upgrade version doesn't interest me at all and those
> who are
> > selling
> > the 563 probably want the best buck.
> > I understand with the full options (3) there is no difference
> > electronically,
> > but I could be wrong.
> > The term is not only being used loosely but in some cases misleads
> > potential
> > buyer.
> > Mike
> > Iowa
> > _______________________________________________
> > TenTec mailing list
> > TenTec@contesting.com
> > http://lists.contesting.com/mailman/listinfo/tentec
> TenTec mailing list