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It has been seven months today since I ordered a 6600M. I think FRS should at least consider sending us all a new hat when they ship our radios. Now boys and girls please don't get to nasty about this post.

Happy New Year to all..........
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Fred

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Posted 4 months ago

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mike /k6mgk

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Hey, how about an Icom hat. :)
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mikeatthebeach .

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I got the ICOM Racing Jacket !!!!
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DR DEPRESSOR

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Will the radios be released before HamCation 2018?
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Steve K9ZW, Elmer

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Not our call and FRS has said "when it is ready, it is ready" so unlikely you will get a response until they start confirming final payments & delivery instructions. 

But I do suspect you can get a Hat and add Embroidery at HamCation!

As where I live it is below zero at night, and single digits during the day - with windchills in the -20 to -40F range - I'd love to be someplace where I could wear a plain old ball-cap rather than something insulated & covering one's whole head! 

HamCation would be just the ticket if I could play hooky...  but then I'd have to find a big Flex hat!

73

Steve K9ZW

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KF4HR

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Think of Flex release dates like an upcoming Christmas event.  But in this case, we don't know when Christmas is. :) 
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Bill Garfield W1BG

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When I ordered mine (June 23) I somewhat jokingly told my XYL I’d probably have it by Valentines Day, never realizing how close that prediction would actually be. Now I’m wondering if that was too optimistic.
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Gary Johnson

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What would I do with an Icom Hat??
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KF4HR

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Support FRS... buy a hat! :)
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Gary w8vi

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Now that is a nice Hat!
Better than those dozen Yaesu hats I have from previous Hamventions.
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KF4HR

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Thanks Gary.  By the way, you have have an excellent signal down here in NC on 80M.
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Bill Garfield W1BG

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I like the complimentary hat idea, especially if it has a special meaning, i.e., one given away only with each pre-order and no other way to receive one.
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Neil D Friedman N3DF

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I would like a fedora.
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Steven Linley

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Yes
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Rick Hadley - W0FG

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Butch, where did you get the personalization done?  I've got a couple of plain Flex hats that would look much better with my name & call on them.
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KF4HR

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Hi Rick - I had my name and call added to the Flex hat at the embroidery table at Dayton in 2016 by Gold Metal Ideas (www.goldmetalideas.com), 888-478-0041.  I just asked this company to match the color and font of the Flex Hat embroidery, and as you can see they did a great job.
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Joel Swapp KO6FL

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Stop by booth 301 at the Hamvention and I will fix you up. I am also a flex owner. Joel
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Ria - N2RJ, Elmer

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I got a hat some time back. It wore it all over the USA, to Xenia and even to Buenos Aires and Colonia (Uruguay). It saw tons of use. I think one of the kids nicked it, because I can't seem to find it now. But I wouldn't be surprised if it was still in my suitcase. 

Ria
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KY6LA - Howard, Elmer

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if you have a LIDS store in a nearby plaza they all have hat embroidery machines


Here is a few from my collection 


The Tesla Hat came with the Signature Series Jacket

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Doug

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Hey Fred you got a free Alpha hat with your call sign already soooooooo Let's wish big how about a Maestro 1/2 price or a free hat your choice
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Stephen Hawkins NG0G

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What is a LIDS store?
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Ria - N2RJ, Elmer

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They sell hats and caps
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Stephen Hawkins NG0G

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Thanks.  I live in a sea of corn and soybean fields.  The nearest town 4.5 miles away is population 150.  There is a bar, a place to get  your hair cut, and a post office. 8-) On the upside my noise level is very low.
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KF4HR

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Thumbs up!  I live in a similar area.  It's great (and quiet).
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Stephen Hawkins NG0G

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42.411304, -94.377912  See QRZ
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KY6LA - Howard, Elmer

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www.lids.com

There is a store locator on the site - most have hat embroidery machines

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Stephen Hawkins NG0G

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Thank You