Hollow-state snake oil?
bcarling at CFL.RR.COM
Sat Feb 10 15:20:58 EST 2001
But.... (gasp) I thought the whole thing was a gag?
Do you think they are SERIOUS about this?
On 9 Feb 2001, at 13:12, Charles W. Morehouse wrote:
> Hi Jim,
> That is unbelievable. My concern is how can people like this one, Zap and
> get away with blatant LIES like that. Where is our Federal Trade Commission? I
> fear that the commission is suffering from head/rectial syndrome. 73.
> Jim Gelbort wrote:
> > The following was originally posted on the qrp-l listserv:
> > My friend John, W4DRJ, passed this along to me knowing that I stand in awe
> > of the cutting edge technology that thrives in the high end audiooofile
> > community.
> > Here's a product that will give us that little extra ooomph for all of our
> > itty bitty qrp rigs. It's guaranteed to give solid state rigs that tube
> > warmth, definition and emotion we all aspire to. Fool folks into thinking
> > you're running a real rig like a KWM-2 or a BC-610 instead of some puny
> > little qrp rig.
> > http://www.audioasylum.com/audio/general/messages/104180.html
> > People will buy this stuff and that's downright scary. You'll notice that
> > the word "asylum" appears in the address, that pretty much says it all. I
> > don't blame Mike B. for not signing his last name.
> > Now, who's going to step up to the plate and review the JISCO Jitter
> > Scrambling Decorrelator? Maybe someone should send one and a bottle of the
> > laquer to the ARRL Lab for a product review. I hope it's not too late for
> > the April QST.
> > Somewhere, P.T. Barnum is having a good laugh.
> > 72,
> > Rick kf4ar
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