[TowerTalk] Poor eHam reviews of the AV 480

Big Don bigdon39 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 13 21:02:52 EDT 2014

If parts were missing, parts didn't fit, adjustments didn't adequately
adjust, or they had to send it back 3 times under warranty...that is
valuable information for the consumer...
Don  N7EF

On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 4:26 PM, <ve4xt at mymts.net> wrote:

> Most of what eHam calls 'reviews' are pretty meaningless.
> Either:1. The person is just so enamoured of their purchase decision they
> can't see any flaws,2. The person feels their results prove the product is
> the greatest thing since sliced bread (the invalid "if I can hear it...
> endorsement)3. The person has no quantifiable basis for comparison.4. The
> person has set themselves up with unrealistic expectations ("You mean I'm
> not 50 over 9 into Europe on 75 with a TAK-tenna?"), and the product's
> failure to achieve those expectations means it's a POS.5. The person has
> poor patience or a low tolerance of installation obstacles, thus tainting
> their assessment.6. They have been so convinced by advertising and friends'
> glowing reviews they subconsciously project those assessments onto theirs.
> 73, kellyve4xt

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