And it apparently receives SSB freqs. We do have a radio station license
on the boat, but mainly I just want to listen to weather forecasts while the SSB is down. Which could be years.
I've personally always had great experiences with Sony products, when those products were made in Japan
. Sony, Honda
, Suzuki, all on my favorite manufacturers list.
Along with Hobie, Ford, and quite a few others. Craftsman tools were there for years. No more.
I note the comment about negative reviews. And my own experience with getting things fixed no charge tells me that a lot of what happens depends upon how the customer approaches the customer service
department. This is where the written word can be your friend, especially in these days of internet
A few years ago I was bad mouthing the local Yamaha service
on a forum. A few weeks later the Yamaha shop told me how unhappy they were with my written comments about their lousy service, and then I found out the reason was that the big honcho at Yamaha Japan
had contacted them about it. Hey, it was still lousy service, but I suddenly found myself receiving excellent tech assistance from another Yamaha location entirely.