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Ramsey Discontinues Hobby Kits

logoRamsey Electronics
January 1, 2016

For more than 4 decades, the name Ramsey Kits has been synonymous with some of the neatest and the greatest electronic products and hobby kits for the do-it-yourself hobbyist. In those 40+ years, we always thought “outside the box” when we designed a new kit, making us known worldwide as the number one hobby kit manufacturer.

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Dishtronix Purchases TEN-TEC Assets

, an electronics design and manufacturing company, has purchased the assets of Amateur Radio equipment manufacturer TEN-TEC from RKR Designs. The company, headquartered in Bellefontaine, Ohio, manufactures and, among other things, makes and markets the “Prometheus” solid-state Amateur Radio amplifier. No formal announcement has been made by either company, and details of the purchase are still being finalized. RKR Designs announced last April 2 that it had acquired the assets of TEN-TEC and Alpha Amplifiers from RF Concepts, less than 1 year after the two lines had merged under the RF Concepts in an asset sale. Dishtronix owner Steven M. “Mike” Dishop, N8WFF, told ARRL that, while TEN-TEC has had different owners over the years, he is in it for the long haul.

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W6AE Estate Auction – November 1, 2014

Dan Cobb Estate Liquidators

Estate Auction November 1, 2014 Squaw Valley Ca @ Estate Sales of Nationally renown Ham Radio operator [Red Stillman W6AE]

WHEN: November 1, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

WHERE: W6AE Estate in Squaw Valley

Estate of Nationally renown Ham Radio Operator, Thomas (Red) Stillman Call #’s W6AE. located in the hills outside of Squaw Valley Ca. Below is only a partial listing of the items being auctioned. 1,000’s of radio parts, new, used, vintage. Anyone looking for Radio and Antenna parts must see this massive collection. Scrap Iron dealers, there is 1,000’s of pounds of iron and metals on this property plus copper wiring by the rolls.

[Check out the auction website for a preliminary list of items and photos: Dan Cobb Estate Liquidators]

Icom Announces new IC-7410 HF/50MHz Transceiver

Icom proudly announces the debut of the new HF/50MHz transceiver IC-7410. The IC-7410 has been designed as an HF/50MHz specialized rig with excellent performance and features in this category. The IC-7410 employs high grade DSP unit and double conversion super-heterodyne system developed from the latest technology used in our higher grade rigs such as the IC-7800/7700/7600 series. In addition, the IC-7410 comes with a built-in 15kHz 1st IF filter and can accept up to two optional filters (3kHz/6kHz). When used with these 1st IF filters, narrow mode signals such as the CW and SSB modes are protected from adjacent strong signals.

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