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by KA9FOX
Thu Dec 23, 2010 4:07 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: Euphemisms Found in Classified Ham ads
Replies: 21
Views: 27484

I will send a cashier's check with an extra $500. Please send the extra $500 to my friend in ______.
  • You are about to be screwed by the Nigerian Cashier's Check scam
- Scott KA9FOX
by KA9FOX
Sun Dec 19, 2010 4:45 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: RSS feeds?
Replies: 3
Views: 3548

I've kicked this around and definitely thinking about it. Thanks for the feedback!

- Scott KA9FOX
by KA9FOX
Mon Dec 13, 2010 4:33 am
Forum: Safe Trading Tips
Topic: WATCH OUT FOR THIS TYPE OF SCAM
Replies: 6
Views: 10296

Comparing this email to some other confirmed scam emails... and I see that sometimes the scammer really does use the real mailing address of the callsign holder.

SO... after further review... I now believe this really was a scam, and for sure not by EA6BC.

Good call, Jerry.

- Scott
by KA9FOX
Tue Dec 07, 2010 3:28 pm
Forum: Safe Trading Tips
Topic: WATCH OUT FOR THIS TYPE OF SCAM
Replies: 6
Views: 10296

Well, you know... I have to say I have never seen a scam where the scammer puts the REAL address in the email. Now I have the feeling that this is NOT a scam! I have seen the cashier's check scam so many times, and this is nearly a duplicate... but as I examine it closer... I am now thinking this is...
by KA9FOX
Tue Dec 07, 2010 3:00 pm
Forum: Safe Trading Tips
Topic: WATCH OUT FOR THIS TYPE OF SCAM
Replies: 6
Views: 10296

K4KK, this was posted in the Safe Trading Tips for good reason -- this is clearly NOT Jose EA6BC posting the message, but some scammer pretending to be him. Generally, these guys are trying to pull the Cashier's Check scam. They will send you a check LARGER than the amount owed you, and ask you to c...
by KA9FOX
Sat Nov 06, 2010 3:28 am
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: N1EQ
Replies: 36
Views: 13640

kj4eds Dale scott i wonder why you are intent on defending this man. i thought you own the site here shouldnt you be out of it I am a ham radio operator, and a user of the site, and I had a great experience with N1EQ's service. Everyone is entitled to their opinion. You posted yours, I posted mine....
by KA9FOX
Sat Nov 06, 2010 12:31 am
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: N1EQ
Replies: 36
Views: 13640

kj4eds Dale as for my opinion i wouldnt send a 1000 $ radio to any one with out phone number and a talk on the phone but there are suckers born every minute sound like a scam to me Yep, real scam there. 5 out of 5 rating on eHam reviews, with 180 reviews. http://www.eham.net/reviews/detail/5640 Kee...
by KA9FOX
Fri Nov 05, 2010 9:52 pm
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: N1EQ
Replies: 36
Views: 13640

N1EQ's website is pretty clear about his policies: http://n1eq.com/main/page_rates__policies.html This is an internet-based business. Email is the primary and preferred method of contact. I do not conduct business by phone, fax, or mail. Phone consultation is available to established customers only....
by KA9FOX
Fri Nov 05, 2010 2:48 pm
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: N1EQ
Replies: 36
Views: 13640

N1EQ

I had an absolutely fantastic experience getting my IC-746 repaired by N1EQ. I very much liked the fact that he has specific steps to take, in order to get a quote, have the repair done and for shipping arrangements. Everything is above board, fully documented and done in a way that insures the radi...
by KA9FOX
Fri Oct 01, 2010 3:59 pm
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: David Roberts W8DSR / WD8RYH what to do
Replies: 13
Views: 7516

Re: LL#

K6ND wrote:Does any one has a phone number for Davie.
I just received a request from the DA Office for this.
Thanks,
Will
K6ND
I sent you a direct email with the number he was using on his ads, before he was blocked at QTH.

- Scott
by KA9FOX
Fri Oct 01, 2010 2:20 am
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: Dave Roberts Formerly W8DSR
Replies: 3
Views: 3125

I believe you have the callsign mixed up. Are you looking for David Roberts, W8DSR (ex WD8RYH)? If so, see this thread:

http://chat.qth.com/viewtopic.php?t=8294

- Scott
by KA9FOX
Fri Sep 24, 2010 1:13 pm
Forum: Safe Trading Tips
Topic: Bogus USPS Money Orders
Replies: 5
Views: 9071

Who were they received from?

- Scott
by KA9FOX
Tue Sep 14, 2010 1:25 pm
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: Bob Cambell, G4CMI, misrepresented himself in an ad response
Replies: 8
Views: 4410

Scott I have the IP of this person impersonating Bob Campbell. I traced it back to a residential area of Illinois. Is there anyway to ban this particular IP from answering ads? Of course, the moment these guys are found, I block the IP. But as far as this "residential area of Illinois" business, I'...
by KA9FOX
Mon Sep 13, 2010 4:51 am
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: Bob Cambell, G4CMI, misrepresented himself in an ad response
Replies: 8
Views: 4410

Here's what the scammer was sending out to people. I find it so hard to believe that anybody would respond to this? But I guess so... email: bob1961camp@gmail.com fullname: BOB CAMPBELL callsign: G4CMI Ad Response: Hello How are you doing and your family? I am BOB CAMPBELL by name. I am contacting y...
by KA9FOX
Mon Sep 13, 2010 4:49 am
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: Bob Cambell, G4CMI, misrepresented himself in an ad response
Replies: 8
Views: 4410

Definitely a scammer, not really Bob Cambell, G4CMI.

- Scott
by KA9FOX
Tue Jun 22, 2010 2:47 pm
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: AJ1M James Minnich -- Need help finding him
Replies: 6
Views: 3223

Can you guys confirm that you mailed payment to his FCC address?

- Scott
by KA9FOX
Sat Jun 19, 2010 11:17 pm
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: WB2NGX Joe Locastro: Warning
Replies: 20
Views: 8680

The courts have leaned toward posting other people's personal emails as copyright infringement. I'm not going to post someone else's email, nor am I going to comment on the content, other than it was interesting. If Joe wants to tell his side of the story, he can reply to this thread, of course. - S...
by KA9FOX
Mon Jun 14, 2010 1:05 pm
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: WB2NGX Joe Locastro: Warning
Replies: 20
Views: 8680

Re: WB2NGX Joe, Warning

Joe got top dollar selling a non-functional radio. Thank you Joe. You've earned a place here in the feedback forum. He's also now earned a spot in our blocked users list, and will not be allowed to use the QTH.com Classifieds in the future, at least until this issue is resolved. UPDATE: Joe has con...
by KA9FOX
Thu May 27, 2010 12:18 pm
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: W1qj Lou King Conversions The Best
Replies: 5
Views: 2983

Lou did an SB-221 conversion for me last fall (2009) and I am super impressed. It was packed extremely well and arrived in perfect condition. The amp looks great inside and out. I'm very impressed and happy (and ready to work some DX this e-skip season!)

- Scott KA9FOX
by KA9FOX
Wed May 12, 2010 3:30 am
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: multiple post need to stop
Replies: 9
Views: 6558

KG0MN wrote:N8ERM - time for an eye exam there partner, if you would look a bit closer my post are on different days.
Our rules are clear -- no duplicate ads. It doesn't matter if they are on different days.

Please remove your duplicate ads, if you still have any online.

73 - Scott KA9FOX
by KA9FOX
Thu Apr 08, 2010 2:43 pm
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: W5OTR layer and a disgrase for ham community
Replies: 13
Views: 7172

W5otr wrote:This was an email I tried to send last night. Scott asked why didn't I post on here, but i thought my callsign was blocked.

Chris
Hi Chris. Your callsign was only blocked from posting more ads in the classifieds, but was never blocked from using our Feedback Forum.

- Scott
by KA9FOX
Sun Mar 28, 2010 3:37 am
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: Viewing trickle of 10 ads at a time is tedious
Replies: 20
Views: 12313

Larry, your email address here on this board is wrong. Click "profile" and update your email address.

- Scott
by KA9FOX
Sat Mar 27, 2010 9:32 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: Viewing trickle of 10 ads at a time is tedious
Replies: 20
Views: 12313

Larry, you last emailed me on Feb 11th, 2010, about a problem with N0EE. Message arrived at 8:10PM CST, and I replied at 8:25PM CST. The message went to l*******d@sbcglobal.net. I've checked my server logs, and SBCs mail server accepted the message. If you didn't get it, then you have an email probl...
by KA9FOX
Sat Mar 27, 2010 3:38 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: Viewing trickle of 10 ads at a time is tedious
Replies: 20
Views: 12313

Larry, my email address is at the bottom of every page on the classifieds. If you use it, I will get the message. If you use the private messaging on this site, I will also get it. In both cases, I will reply. If you don't get a reply, then you have a spam filtering problem.

- Scott KA9FOX
by KA9FOX
Fri Mar 26, 2010 9:06 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: Viewing trickle of 10 ads at a time is tedious
Replies: 20
Views: 12313

Phil, your feedback and ideas are appreciated. There will likely be a feature as you have suggested in the near future.

- Scott KA9FOX