[amsat-bb] Re: Kenwood THD7AG availability
rnutter at networkref.com
Tue Jun 3 14:10:42 PDT 2008
I have been told that HRO or AES has it in stock. Previous discussion
on this reflector indicate that a replacement model is in the works but
wont be available for a while.
joe cassano aka jmario wrote:
> I've wanted to purchase a Kenwood THD7AG for several weeks but the place
> that I usually purchase from has been saying (on their web site) that
> the D7 is out of stock for more than a month. I called them and I was
> told that Kenwood is basically noncommittal and perhaps even evasive
> when asked about future THD7 shipments. Did anyone who attended Dayton
> happen to engage any Kenwood reps in a conversation about the THD7? If
> so would you tell us what you heard?
> The THD7AG is presently listed on the Kenwoodusa'a web site.
> Inquiring minds would like to know what is going on here...
> My list of possibles are RoHS compliance issues (aka tin whiskers are in
> your future), someone is trying to avoid the classic Osborne-I to
> Osborne-II sales and marketing debacle prior to introducing a follow on
> to the D7, or perhaps the market is too small to justify continued
> JoeC K3FMA
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