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by N9LCD
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: I don`t understand why..
Replies: 3
Views: 2954

Re: I don`t understand why..

I'm glad Amateur Radio is about technology not communications.

TOO many unreadable ads.

Maybe that's why automated digital modes are so popular.
by N9LCD
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: Looking for HF/VHF/UHF transceiver
Replies: 1
Views: 358

Re: Looking for HF/VHF/UHF transceiver

Steve:

I have a FT-817nd -- just back from service with all OEM accessories.

Post a "WANTED" under "RADIOS - HF" if you're interested / curious and we can "chat"

73!

N9LCD

PS: I'm good on QTH, eHam & QRZ.
by N9LCD
Sun Apr 19, 2020 3:27 am
Forum: What's it worth?
Topic: Value of a Hallicrafters S85 in working condition
Replies: 3
Views: 902

Re: Value of a Hallicrafters S85 in working condition

Terry:

Try searching the "Big Three" for S-85's offered for sale.

The asking prices could be a good starting point.
by N9LCD
Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Shipping & Packing Discussion
Topic: Shipping in age of Covid 19
Replies: 1
Views: 2638

Re: Shipping in age of Covid 19

K8ZFJ: How would you define or prove receipt of funds without resorting to priority mail or certified mail - return receipt requested? I once had a package get to Sweden faster than one shipped at the same to Iowa. Do you define receipt of funds as receipt of the payment instrument (check, MO, etc) ...
by N9LCD
Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: part swappers
Replies: 5
Views: 3801

Re: part swappers

Hamfests are getting real bad about being a dumping ground for equipment with issues.
They ALWAYS were bad.

Even in the 80's.

Especially if you weren't a licensed ham, just a SWL'er!

The bull crap was SOOO DEEEP, I always wore my combat boots to Fests!
by N9LCD
Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: Method of payment ...
Replies: 3
Views: 1356

Re: Method of payment ...

Once upon a time, I was selling my Racal RA1795 receiver -- a solid state "boat anchor". The price was $1,500 including crating & air freight to San Francisco. the crating & insured air freight was about $300 -- out of pocket. The buyer wanted to use PlayPal. Naturally they're both in California. Bu...
by N9LCD
Sun Mar 08, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: Euphemisms Found in Classified Ham ads
Replies: 21
Views: 28894

Re: Euphemisms Found in Classified Ham ads

"... sale includes everything that came in the box...'

What is this? Some kind of scam? "Sorry, that didn't come in the box."

Or is the seller just too lazy to this everything included in the sale?

N9LCD :evil:
by N9LCD
Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: Safe Trading Tips
Topic: #2 SAFE TRADING TIP -- CASHIER'S CHECKS
Replies: 0
Views: 5085

#2 SAFE TRADING TIP -- CASHIER'S CHECKS

When confronted with a scammer trying to pull the Cashier's Check (or any non-personal payment instrument) scam, tell them that your financial institution WILL NOT accept their paper for deposit and that it has to be sent in for collection. True, a collection will cost you some $$, but, if the scamm...
by N9LCD
Sun Sep 22, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Scammer Reports
Topic: TRIED THE OLDEST SCAM IN THE BOOK
Replies: 2
Views: 1122

Re: TRIED THE OLDEST SCAM IN THE BOOK

I can't believe that they are still trying to pull off the "Oldest Scam In The Book".

It ain't the "oldest" to somebody who never heard of it. And, believe me, millions probably still haven't heard of it.

N9LCD
by N9LCD
Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:14 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: HUH????
Replies: 1
Views: 1485

HUH????

"100% operational except for ..."

If something doesn't function properly, the rig isn't 100% operational.

And sellers wonder why they get reamed out by buyers!
by N9LCD
Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: icom 275H
Replies: 2
Views: 1258

Re: icom 275H

Carolyn:

Try WillCo Electronics -- New Lenox, Illinois.

Don't know if he's still in business but he did great work on my IC-R7000 and, from time to time, has answered questions about potential purchases.

Jerry
N9LCD
by N9LCD
Wed Jul 31, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: KV1P -- Ed
Replies: 0
Views: 556

KV1P -- Ed

Really great price on a FT-60. Accurately described. Promptly shipped. Total turn-around time - Illinois-Florida-Illinois -- less than two weeks. Will buy again.

Jerry
N9LCD
by N9LCD
Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: The honest seller.......or is he ?
Replies: 1
Views: 1198

Re: The honest seller.......or is he ?

Fraud is defined as when "A KNOWINGLYmakes a false statement and B, relying on that statement, acts and suffers a loss.

The hardest problem in any fraud action is proving that the alleged fraudster KNEW his (or her) statement was false.

Try it sometime!
by N9LCD
Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Safe Trading Tips
Topic: #1 SAfE TRADING TIP
Replies: 0
Views: 1969

#1 SAfE TRADING TIP

Be sure brain is fully engaged before sending funds!
by N9LCD
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Scammer Reports
Topic: beware not WA2VOI
Replies: 1
Views: 740

Re: beware not WA2VOI

PayPal -- complete failure to deliver.

If you run PayPal through your credit card, file a billing error notice with the card issuer: the seller failed to deliver the goods.

Jerry
N9LCD
by N9LCD
Mon Jun 03, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Safe Trading Tips
Topic: POST OFFICE MONEY ORDER CONFIRMATION
Replies: 2
Views: 1534

Re: POST OFFICE MONEY ORDER CONFIRMATION

Or, take it to your local Post Office. They will verify the money order for you and even cash it -- if they have enough cash on hand.
by N9LCD
Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: Sales Tax may effect sales on QTH.
Replies: 1
Views: 1549

Re: Sales Tax may effect sales on QTH.

Dan: I doubt that sales tax will greatly affect sales of used gear on QTH. eBay & QTH are quite different. eBay is actively involved in the sale of goods and its stooge, PayPal, control the funds to & from the seller. QTH does not. I believe that eBay is required to report sales of more than $20,000...
by N9LCD
Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: What's it worth?
Topic: jamming wifi signal
Replies: 2
Views: 2565

Re: jamming wifi signal

Jamming ANY RF signal is ILLEGAL. We had one guy up here in 9-land FINED $10,000 for jamming cell phone signals on mass transit. You may end-up JAMMING YOUR OWN WiFi! Hi, Hi. While I'm writing this, my WiFi adapter can DETECT six networks other than the one I'm on! That doesn't mean that I can can c...
by N9LCD
Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Scammer Reports
Topic: KD8JBS Benjamin Murray Scammer warning!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 1115

Re: KD8JBS Benjamin Murray Scammer warning!!!

What KD8JBS do?

How did do or try to do it?

We need to know!
by N9LCD
Sat Sep 08, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Safe Trading Tips
Topic: Screwed twice- once by scammer and once by Paypal
Replies: 3
Views: 3200

Re: Screwed twice- once by scammer and once by Paypal

Gary:

Drop me a line at your convenience. Maybe I can help.

N9LCD

1965delasalleman@gmail.com
by N9LCD
Sat Apr 28, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: CANCELLING MY LICENSE
Replies: 2
Views: 2250

CANCELLING MY LICENSE

Ham radio has become an unaffordable luxury.

How do I contact the FCC to cancel my license? I don't want to be tempted to return to ham radio.
by N9LCD
Thu Apr 12, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: "FOR SALE" ADS
Replies: 1
Views: 1155

"FOR SALE" ADS

Time for letting off some steam. I'm looking for a used HF QRP transceiver. With alll the different domestic and imported rfigs for sale, in many cases I have to google the rig to find out the bands covered and if it's SSB. WHY CAN'T SELLERS SAY IN THEIR ADS THE BANDS THE RIG OPERATES ON AND IF IT'S...
by N9LCD
Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Scammer Reports
Topic: RODRIC LEGER -- RODRICK1RQS@OUTLOOK.COM
Replies: 0
Views: 1104

RODRIC LEGER -- RODRICK1RQS@OUTLOOK.COM

Received a response from a purported K1RQS to my 10.7 MHz SDU wanted post.

I asked a few basic questions: which one do you have; how much; what's the weight; and where are you shipping it from.

NO SURPRISE: The "perp" took cover.

N9LCD
by N9LCD
Sun Mar 25, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Scammer Reports
Topic: K2PCM@HOTMAIL.COM
Replies: 0
Views: 1020

K2PCM@HOTMAIL.COM

Received an unsolicited email from K2PCM@HOTMAIL.COM offering a FT-736R in perfect condition shipped. An offer too good to be true! Only one problem: K2PCH doesn't have an for the 736R on QTH, QRZ, or Eham and I don't have a "WANTED" ad on those sites either. Creepy. But maybe K2PCM is a good mental...
by N9LCD
Sat Mar 17, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Scammer Reports
Topic: How do I get rid of imposter
Replies: 1
Views: 1163

Re: How do I get rid of imposter

Nathan: It ain't all that simple. First, you have to find out who (s)he really is and where (s)he actually is. I'd give you even money the party in question is out of the country. Then you have to hope and pray they're not using a VNP or worst, TOR, or you won't find-out their true IP address. Then ...