albury wodonga amateur radio club February meeting

February Meeting Speaker

At the February general meeting we will have Theo Kalkandis VK3AP presenting the following topics;

  • Counterfeit product and how to distinguish genuine radios from counterfeit (fake) radios
  • Performance issues Genuine vs Counterfeit
  • Why products are Chinese manufactured
  • Named brand manufactured factories and quality control
  • A photographic tour of Baofeng, Wouxun, Liexen, 409Shop, QYT and others including Hong Kong’s only real Amateur Store.

And if we get time after the Q&A  there will be another presentation on what/why/how of Parallel Imports. (May save this for the following month.

Theo is a Communications Consultant and has many years experience in the Commercial and Amateur Radio industries. Having worked with Icom, Simoco, Motorola, Tait and Kenwood in both technical design and sales management this presentation will give an unbiased view on the industry as it stands globally.

This guest speaker is not to be missed.

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