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Author Topic: Progressive Concepts steps-up Part 15 Gear? GOOD!!!  (Read 227 times)

Offline ThaDood

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Progressive Concepts steps-up Part 15 Gear? GOOD!!!
« on: June 11, 2022, 1931 UTC »
https://progressive-concepts.com/collections/part-15-transmitters/Part-15-Transmitters    Just got the e-mail  and .PDF Catalog from them. At least, they are stepping up Part 15 gear. For the main, general site,   https://progressive-concepts.com/  Huh... In 2010, I paid over $400.00 for my TH5, when it was under Radio Systems, I Am Radio, unit. However, the Hamilton Rangemaster looks like a far better deal today.
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I was asked if I liked the 80's pop band The Go-Go's, and I answered that I listened to them, like many other Top 40 pop bands of the time, so Eh. However, I did mention that I did kind of feel sorry for them, since I thought that the band members couldn't have sex. I was then asked, "What do you mean?" My reply was, "Duh... They sing about it themselves, their lips are sealed!".

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Re: Progressive Concepts Part 15 Gear!
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2022, 0846 UTC »
Occasionally a new TH5 can be sourced for under $100 shipped via eBay. There is at least one listed right now. I suspect supply has (vastly?) outstripped demand for AM transmitters in the real estate market. It is more smartphones these days. Text a number, scan a QR code, enter a shortened URL, etc. for "more info" about a property.

BTW, I am kind of liking the features and specs of the Hurricane for the price, though admittedly it is "FCC Part 15 compliant" and not "FCC Part 15 certified."

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Re: Progressive Concepts Part 15 Gear!
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2022, 0052 UTC »
The TH5 is the current model, there are no newer ones.. Personally, I wouldn't bother trying to score one on Ebay for under $100 while they are available with warranty from the manufacturer for only $168 with free shipping.. I mean, I agree, it's  always great to save a dollar, but is it really worth the chance to gamble on a ebay deal when an unused xmtr straight from the manufacturer would only be a very small handful of dollars more?

 

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