[AMRadio] Paul / wa3vjb


tchesek at epix.net tchesek at epix.net
Fri May 11 16:16:04 EDT 2007


One bad apple does NOT spoil this bunch. God Bless Win dealing with his issues and kudos to you for helping him.

Tom K3TVC


> 
> From: "A.R.S. -  W5AMI" <ars.w5ami at gmail.com>
> Date: 2007/05/11 Fri PM 03:34:38 EDT
> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Subject: [AMRadio] Paul / wa3vjb
> 
> I am appalled by Paul's comments about my post for Win/w5wm on the amfone.net.
> 
> Read it here before the whole thing likely gets pulled:
> 
> http://amfone.net/Amforum/index.php?topic=11092.0
> 
> Why didn't you post your comments in reply to my listing for Win here
> Paul?  You are not exactly what I thought was "my kind of person" to
> make a statement as you did here.  There are a lot of folks on this
> reflector that know Jim/Win who will be completely astonished by such
> a statement.
> 
> Just in case the topic is deleted from amfone.net, here is a copy of
> the entire thread:
> 
> <START>
> The AM Forum
> AM CLASSIFIEDS => FOR SALE / TRADE => Topic started by: W5AMI on May
> 10, 2007, 05:45:31 AM
> 
> Title: Pre-Estate Sale in Texas
> Post by: W5AMI on May 10, 2007, 05:45:31 AM
> This came from a very good ham friend of mine in Texas.  I have no
> idea why he is getting out of ham radio, but I hate to hear of it.
> 
> --------------------------------
> Getting out of ham radio. Everything from my 3 ham shacks must go. I
> am selling as a lot to the highest bidder over $7500 (cash). High
> bidder will be notified on June 15, 2007. Send bids via email or
> U.S.P.S. Items for auction are:
> 
> Complete AM vintage station that includes BC-610E, spare tubes and
> tuning units, Collins 75A3, B&W 5100, Hammarlund HQ-110A VHF, (2)
> Heathkit Seneca 6 & 2 meter transmitters, Heath DX-60, HG-10B, and HR-10.
> 
> Vintage SSB/CW includes: Drake R4C, T4XC, MS4 and AC4; Ten-Tec Omni-D,
> Heath HW-100.
> 
> State of the art: Icom 756 ProII, Ameritron AL-1200 amplifier, Palstar
> AT4K tuner; Yaesu FT857D with ATAS 120 Antenna Tuner; Brand New (never
> used) Flex Radio SDR-1000 with built-in antenna tuner.
> 
> Heath SB-220 and Dentron Clippertron L amplifiers.
> 
> Ameritron ALS-600 amplifier
> 
> Ameritron ALS-500 amplifier (never used)
> 
> LDG  AT-1000 automatic KW antenna tuner.
> 
> Several 2mtr/440 rigs and antennas
> 
> 48 feet of Rohn 25 tower with base, wall bracket, rotor plate and Ham IV
> rotor. Mosely TA-33M triband beam. (All on ground and ready to transport).
> 
> Miscellaneous test equipment, microphones, audio mixers, transmitters,
> transceivers, antenna tuners, tubes, parts, coax, antenna wire and
> antennas. EVERYTHING GOES!
> 
> Please inquire/bid directly to W5WN - Jim at w5wn at tx.rr.com
> ----------------------------------------
> 
> I have talked with Jim / "Win" many times on most of the equipment he
> has listed here, and know he takes best of care of his equipment.  I'm
> not sure about shipping, however some items obviously would be better
> as pick up only.  You can work that out with Jim.
> 
> 
> REPLY FROM PAUL - WA3VJB
> 
> Title: Re: Pre-Estate Sale in Texas
> Post by: WA3VJB on May 11, 2007, 01:23:44 PM
> "Pre-Estate Sale"
> 
> Curious concept.
> 
> Maybe he's going into an old folks' home or something.
> 
> 
> Otherwise it's yer basic "fixin' to die rag" I suppose.
> 
> 
> 
> MY REPLY BACK TO PAUL - WA3VJB
> 
> Title: Re: Pre-Estate Sale in Texas
> Post by: W5AMI on May 11, 2007, 02:24:23 PM
> Quote from: WA3VJB on Today at 01:23:44 PM
> 
> Otherwise it's yer basic "fixin' to die rag" I suppose.
> 
> Sorry Paul, but I am really surprised by that statement!  I know Win,
> and your assessment is pretty much correct from what I understand,
> however I think it's really harsh the way you put it, especially since
> he is (or I know at one time was) a member of this forum, and lot of
> his friends ARE members of this forum.  I can only hope he does not
> see your reply.
> 
> Being an admin of this forum, and "original" founder of amfone.net,
> the first thing I wanted to do was delete your comment, however I've
> decided that in situations such as this, Gary should intervene.  Win
> has been my friend for a long time, and I simply can not understand
> why you would poke fun/criticize someone who is on his way to the
> other side.  If I felt this was some sort of screwing for potential
> buyers, you can bet your damned money I would NOT have posted this to
> amfone.net, or anywhere else.
> 
> I am not going to explain his health to everyone, and see no reason to
> do so, as that is Win's business and that of his family.  I offered to
> list his items on amfone.net when I heard the news, and he agreed.
> 
> Healthfully Yours Paul!
> 
> Brian / wa5am
> 
> <END of post and replies on amfone.net>
> 
> 
> 
> 
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