Re: Howes kits and the like

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From: Ted Albert (teda@meaddata.com)
Date: Thu Dec 08 1994 - 03:05:11 EST


> If you are planning on the purchase of a Howes kit from Townsend Electronics,
> you had better hurry. Jim is closing out his kit business.
>
> I ran into N8ET at the Ft.Wayne, IN hamfest and Bill said that Jim told him
> the "hams just aren't building anymore". I guess Jim doesn't get on the
> QRP-L. From here, there seems to be an awful lot of QRP project building
> these days.
>
> 72,
> Tom N9DD
>
>
>

I still think this is due to Jim's lack of marketing. I did not know he
was in the business until I stopped at his booth at Dayton. I bought some
kits there and ordered more later. Maybe a few ads in some of the mags might
change his perception of what is happening.

73 de Ted, KF8EE


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