From: Chuck Simmons
Organization: You jest.
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Subject: Re: New low bandwidth scope or used high band scope?
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Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 11:45:16 GMT
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"Michael A. Terrell" wrote:
> Chuck Simmons wrote:
> > The little lost angel wrote:
> > >
> > > On Thu, 26 Sep 2002 13:43:27 -0700, "Christopher R. Carlen"
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > >I'd get a nice shiny new scope. I always feel better thay way, even if
> > > >it has lower specs. At least if it breaks, you've got a warranty. I'd
> > > >check out B&K precision. That's where I got my beginner 20MHz scope
> > > >from. They have always produced decent equipment.
> > >
> > > The silly thing is I've tried searching for BK, B+K, Dynascan and the
> > > closest I get to finding them is Dynascan that makes barcode scanners
> > > :D, which also kindly informs folks that they are not related to
> > > Dynascan at some other state.
> > Try http://www.bkprecision.com/ (Google choked it up first try). I
> > remember Dynascope as being a name used by Criterion for their
> > telescopes years ago. I haven't seen any of their ads in maybe 20 years.
> > They seem to be out of business.
> > Chuck
> Dynascan was a part of B&K. A lot of their older scopes were marked:
> B&K Dynascan. I haven't seen a new catalog in years, so i don't know if
> the still use the name.
Interesting that I never noticed that both companies used the same trade
name. Criterion Dynascope was a pretty popular telescope in its day.
... The times have been,
That, when the brains were out,
the man would die. ... Macbeth
Chuck Simmons email@example.com