by dan KB6NBU
“Yesterday, I got an e-mail from Heathkit. It’s kind of funny because I was thinking about them just the other day. A couple of years ago, there was all this hype about a “new” Heathkit and how they were going to start designing new kits as well as revive popular old designs.
Then, nothing. They went completely quiet—until yesterday. In an e-mail sent to their “insiders,” they say:
Dear Heathkit Insider,
“What I really hope Heathkit will produce,” a Silicon Valley colleague recently told me, “is a new radio kit with a beautiful finish, maybe in rosewood.” Something great to enjoy building and learn from, and also visually stunning, so he could put it in his living room and keep it forever.
Today, my friend gets his wish.
Exciting news. More on that in a moment….
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