A ham listed a SouthCom SC-130 PatrolFone for sale, complete with all accessories, $750.00. Asked him which version it is if it was fully functional in all modes and was it tested.
RESPONSE: "It works". Didn't say anything about the version or if it was tested.
Saw an SC-130 for sale, complete, $550. Asked the seller what version it was, did it work and had it been tested.
RESPONSE: It's a SC-130D s/n xxxxx; it works. Again, no answer if it had been tested.
Last time I'll even contact that ham about anything!
IF A SELLER WON'T TELL YOU IF THE GEAR HAS BEEN TESTED OR NOT, IT'S TIME TO RUN FAST, VERY FAST!