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Customer Service
  • K6VWE
    I was pleasantly surprised and amazed …
    Fred drove an hour and a half each way … remarkable …
  • KC5CW
    Fred is a customer service oriented guy, is easy to communicate with and responsive.
  • VE3WDM
    … Fred … [was] very helpful and emails were prompt and answered my questions …
  • K7UTX
    Easy transaction … with excellent communication from Fred …
  • VE3JSJ
    … very good [support] and service …
Delivery
  • WT0J
    … shipping was quick.
    … very well packaged …
  • VE3WDM
    … it was at my door in no time.
    The packaging was great …
Fit & Finish
  • AL5M
    Exceptional quality ...
    ... should be an option on Elecraft's website. [It] is that good.
  • F5VJC
    … looks like original equipment.
    Superb fit and finish.
  • KK7SS
    … a very well machined precision product and fits beautifully, everything lined up perfectly …
  • VE3JSJ
    … the KX3 looks much better … with the heatsink …
  • WT0J
    The fit and finish is professional.
    The radio looks much better with the heatsink …
  • K7UTX
    … very well machined and finished …
  • VE3WDM
    … the product looks very professional and the color match is spot on.
  • AD5X
    It looks good and feels good.
    [Translation: It has intangible qualities that pictures alone cannot convey.]
  • AI4SH
    … Looks Great
  • KD0BIK
    … it looks great …
    … well built … durable.
    … wonderful …
  • W6ELA
    … looks really good, with excellent workmanship …
  • VE6EI
    Simple and elegant! … looks good …
  • KC5CW
    I got the black [powder coat finish] and it looks great …
General Impressions
Installation
  • K7UTX
    The product went on easily without any complications …
  • VE3WDM
    … assembly is easy …
  • WT0J
    … included all hardware/tools for assembly.
  • KC5CW
    … it comes with nice long bolts that fit through the pre-drilled fins into the stock holes.  It also comes with a hex wrench …
  • KK7SS
    … everything lined up perfectly …
Thermal Performance
  • VE3JSJ
    … excellent …
  • NM6E
    … just what I needed …
  • K2QY
    This heat sink keeps everything cool …
  • WT0J
    … much cooler …
  • KC5CW
    … it lets me TX full power …
  • KD0BIK
    I couldn’t run [PSK-31 and JT-65] above 5 Watts …
  • NA1DX
    I have been operating JT65-HF with the KX3 the last few months.
    [Before] while running JT65-HF at 10 W, the KX3 would give a high temp warning …
    [Now] the KX3 stays at 10 W during the full transmission …
    I have operated for hours on end with no issues.
  • KC5CW
    If you operate digital modes … at more than 3 Watts … It will overheat quickly … you will either need to … use 3 W max, operate infrequently at 5-12 W, or install this heatsink …
simply better manufacturing
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