Steve Baron - KB3MM
SteveBaron at StarLinX.com
Sun Jun 19 11:21:17 EDT 2005
Thanks SCOTT. Good info.
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From: "Ten-Tec Inc. Amateur Radio Sales" <sales at tentec.com>
To: <tentec at contesting.com>
Sent: Monday, June 20, 2005 15:31
Subject: [TenTec] Ten-Tec
> P>erhaps in time a representative of Ten Tec could shed some light on the
> >affect that Al Kahn's passing might have on the future of TenTec, and
> >specifically, on the amateur radio related product line,
> Mr. Kahn was the co-founder of Ten-Tec along with current president Jack
> Burchfield, K4JU. He retired from Ten-Tec about 15 years ago and was
> active on the board of directors for the company continuously after his
> retirement. The board is involved in the big picture - direction for
> Ten-Tec, who runs it, etc., and Mr. Kahn was certainly involved with
> that and many other aspects of the company even in retirement.
> >I think it would be interesting to know more about the company; how it
> >organized, and who gives it direction.
> The majority owner is President and co-founder Jack Burchfield, K4JU.
> There are several minority owners, all of whom are current or former
> employees. There is an independent board comprised of a few of the
> owners and several other successful business personalities who are
> licensed amateurs but do not have an ownership interest in the company
> itself. They provide objective perspective and advice to us.
> The day-to-day operations are headed by Jack Burchfield and Ten-Tec VP
> Gary Barbour, AC4DL. We have a management team of 9 people (myself
> included) under Jack and Gary that oversee various parts of our operation
> to take care of the various day-to-day dealings with customers,
> service, production -- everything.
> 2005 is 37 years for us in ham radio - many more to come.
> Scott Robbins W4PA
> Amateur Radio Product Manager
> Ten-Tec, Inc., 1185 Dolly Parton Pkwy, Sevierville, TN 37862 USA
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