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by jpnorth
Fri Aug 09, 2013 8:59 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: New HAM old HAM gets ripped off - read all about it!
Replies: 6
Views: 5437

Re: New HAM old HAM gets ripped off - read all about it!

John. This transaction with HAM FEST HAM cost me $ 362.85 and I do not have a thing to show for it but my pride in being honest, that is the way I was brought up. I'm almost 86 years old living on social security a pension of $127.02 and one for $103.42 a month and my XYL's social security. But we ...
by jpnorth
Fri Aug 09, 2013 7:50 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: Ham Operator GREED
Replies: 56
Views: 55804

Re: Ham Operator GREED

Well I am going to say what I am sure many Hams visiting this and other swap sites are thinking. Why the hell are most of you guys selling USED, sometimes VERY USED equipment for 80-100% of new prices. Ham radio is on the decline for several reasons one of them is the access to AFFORDABLE equipment...
by jpnorth
Fri Aug 09, 2013 6:19 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: New HAM old HAM gets ripped off - read all about it!
Replies: 6
Views: 5437

Re: New HAM old HAM gets ripped off - read all about it!

First of all the original poster of this thread is a third party to the transaction. I did sell the antenna to the 86 year old ham mentioned but it was only about three months ago. I sold it here on QTH with a picture posted. I sold exactly what was in the picture, a used but working Hustler 5BTV a...
by jpnorth
Fri Aug 09, 2013 6:17 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: New HAM old HAM gets ripped off - read all about it!
Replies: 6
Views: 5437

Re: New HAM old HAM gets ripped off - read all about it!

So this is how Ham Fest Hams work it...I'm the third party that got screwed along with this old man! Ham Fest Ham got caught ripping the old timer off and too cheap to man up to give the old timer at least half of the135 bucks back... Here is what went down... message to me from the Old timer ham Do...
by jpnorth
Fri Aug 09, 2013 3:35 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: New HAM old HAM gets ripped off - read all about it!
Replies: 6
Views: 5437

New HAM old HAM gets ripped off - read all about it!

Folks, I want to pass along a story to you... I recently replied to an ad in QTH.com for a Hustler 5-BTV antenna from an 86 year old ham. He bought the antenna at a ham fest a few years back. The old timer paid $125 for it. He took the antenna home and it sat in the box for a few more years until he...