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[aprssig] Radio Shack (NOT)

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Thu Jan 19 20:23:22 UTC 2006


A good friend and engineer that I know says of Radio Shack:

"You ask questions, we give blank stares."

It's a shame...

Paul, W2PI

----- Original Message -----
From: Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu>
Date: Thursday, January 19, 2006 2:40 pm
Subject: [aprssig] Radio Shack (NOT)

> Dont expect to find any parts at a Radio Shack
> anymore (in a mall).  I went to get a simple '1/8"
> stereo miniature jack'  in an emergency...  Here 
> is the response:
> 
> "For a walkman or a cell phone?"
> 
> No, a jack
> 
> "you mean the big ones or the small ones?"
> 
> Miniature... small  but not the sub-mini...
> 
> To which he took me to a case with 
> headphones in it.  I said:
> 
> No, I need the jack.
> 
> "Oh you mean the little thing with a hole in it?"
> 
> Yes.
> 
> "We dont carry that stuff any more."
> 
> Oh well..
> 
> Bob
> 
> 
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