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Product Reviews: No price = ignore

Jan 14th, 11:56

AB3TH

Joined: Oct 25th 2013, 18:44
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Does anybody else simply ignore the QST reviews for expensive fancy equipment? There are list prices shown for less-expensive equipment. I don't even bother to read the reviews where there's no list price since I'll probably never be able to afford one. What the unit costs is at least as important to me as the technical specs.
Jan 14th, 19:17

AA6E

Joined: Apr 4th 1998, 00:00
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The list price used to be easy to find in the product reviews, at the very end IIRC. I was looking at the TS-990S review in the Feb. issue, and it took me quite a while to find the list price. It is there, but it is buried among the technical specs. Price is not a technical spec IMO.

Price is important to most every reader, I'd say, not just budget buyers. It should be more prominent.

73 Martin AA6E
Jan 15th, 19:59

KG8GC

Joined: Apr 4th 1998, 00:00
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I wish they would put the price in just one place. Maybe in the spec's column at the end or at the end of the article.

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