[time-nuts] Does TIME-NUTS LIST-SERV allow CLASSIFIED "For-Sale" private advertisment?

Alan Melia alan.melia at btinternet.com
Mon Oct 18 19:07:50 EDT 2010


You must also bear in mind that this a world-wide list. personally I would
not be interested in sales of test equipment within the US, and I would not
look here for equipment I might like to own. (Others in the Europe might)
However, I would not object to a note that some gear is avilable and a
detailed description or list can be viewed at....... (maybe the trader
site?) Many may seek to move unwanted or superceded gear to like minded
collegues rather than be ripped off by a dealer on an auction site. This is
to be encouraged in some part, but remember that I, and many others are
members to share in the astonishing technical expertise available to all in
the group. I remember that like OTs and discussions that go cosmic I always
have the delete key. :-))

Thanks for a great community....long may it flourish!

Alan G3NYK


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Magnus Danielson" <magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org>
To: <time-nuts at febo.com>
Sent: Monday, October 18, 2010 8:15 PM
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Does TIME-NUTS LIST-SERV allow CLASSIFIED
"For-Sale" private advertisment?


> On 10/18/2010 06:31 PM, John Ackermann N8UR wrote:
> > We've never had a hard-and-fast rule, but in general the community seems
> > OK with (a) non-dealers making occasional postings about T&F related
> > items (i.e., excess or "housecleaning" items), and (b) commercial
> > sellers making *very* occasional postings about unusual items.
>
> I think John agrees with me that occasional information on availability
> of DIY-related PCBs/kits (such as the PICTIC) created by fellow
> time-nuts is also OK. So is the case when people has come over a bunch
> of components which is hard to get.
>
> > Periodic ads, or general "we have the following items" ads, would not be
> > appropriate.
> >
> > At bottom, this is intended to be a technical discussion forum, and not
> > a swap shop.
>
> We could have a separate time-nuts classified side-kick list, it would
> be much easier to direct other stuff there to keep clean. Just a thought.
>
> Cheers,
> Magnus
>
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