[AMRadio] T-368 controversy


WE0H we0h at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 3 01:06:25 EDT 2007


hi hi...thanks for the info. I'll go have a read on that last guy you 
mentioned. Always fun to read about some of the deadbeats.

73's,
Mike
WE0H

Geoff/W5OMR wrote:
> The original message, posted by Paul/VJB claimed that it was WA9QNN
> 
> I found the QTH.com ad (at least one of 'em)
> 
> http://swap.qth.com/contact.php?counter=598624
> *Ad Number:*     598624
> *Date Placed:*     05/26/07
> *Name:*     Ron Doering
> *Phone Number:*     715 882-2134
> *Callsign:*     WA9QNN
> *Category:*     RADIOANQ
> *Heading:*     For Sale: B&W T-368 AM Transmitter
> *Ad Message:*     This is a good, working T-368 Hi Power AM Transmitter. 
> It comes with a spare VFO module. Also, two extra modulator tubes and 
> two extra final amplifier tubes. It can be reviewed at W3026 N Lake Ln 
> White Lake, WI 54491. Pick up only unless shipper can pick it up. 
> Approx. 800 lbs.
> Starting price: $2,000.
> 
> 
> Two messages were found containing WA9QNN... one was a plea for help, 
> back in 1998 from someone state-side because Ron/9QNN had moved from 
> Saudi Arabia to Japan and needed a transformer to step up his current 
> household electric to closer to 110v, and the other message was a 'thank 
> you for all the help', concerning Ron's move.
> 
> And, there's another ad by Ron for a Viking Valiant for $400, and a few 
> other hits here and there from good ol' Google.
> 
> Ebay didn't cough up any information when told to go look for wa9qnn.
> 
> I don't see any scam alerts or other 'red flags' being raised...
> 
> Now, if you wanna see something more along the lines of a 'scammer', 
> google search for k9ni/k7ov
> 
> -- 
> -Geoff/W5OMR


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