When will my new PowerGenius-XL \Ship? Track Yours Here!!

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I thought I would start a thread where we can all track our order numbers and report back when one of us gets notification that theirs is shipping. 

The idea being, based on the order number we can figure out among ourselves where we are in the line, and then we can also figure out the delivery time line based on the reports of the shipping notification.

I'll start

Ordered on 2/2/2017  Order number AB-11650
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Mark - WS7M

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Wow... You guys all have lots of money!   I hope to see some Youtube vidoes and see some big sigs on the bands!
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Steve K9ZW, Elmer

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I approach big buys like the PowerGeniusXL by setting some money aside every week into a hobby fund.

Started doing this when saving up for the launch of the Flex-5000. I even had my order pushed off back then to the second run because my radio fund wasn't ready to cover the expense.

I also put back into the fund the proceeds from gear I sell off.

I did the same save every week system to get ready for the anniversary cruise we took last summer. Was able to cover a vacation of the caliber she will always remember and without blowing cash flow to smithereens.

Honestly, I have had raid the set-aside funds to deal with the unexpected. Though had to put off the spend for the intended purpose, having the funds sure made expenses for unexpected difficult times annoying rather than a catastrophe.

Anyway that is my secret method and it works for me.

73

Steve
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Sounds like what I do, right now though I am working extra hours to get this big boy caught up by launch.
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Ria - N2RJ, Elmer

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You guys are dedicated!
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Mark WS7M

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I set money aside into a hobby fund too.  But at the end of the month seems that cookie jar keeps getting emptied...

I think the key here is to figure out how to make more money! :)
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Ria - N2RJ, Elmer

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I got some windfalls from various places which allows me to splurge. This is when I made my decision to go for a station refresh. I had set aside money for a new amp, bought my SPE 1.3K-FA but then when PGXL was announced decided to sell the 1.3K and get the PGXL instead. 
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Interesting I ordered mine on 2/8/17 but I have a sequentially lower order number. Maybe there is some secret order numbering schema that FRS is using???  :-) 
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NX6D Dave

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Extras first?
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Wayne Westfield

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Works for me :)
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Wayne Westfield

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That would mean your order was placed before mine, or am i missing something.  I suspect that you will also receiver your before me or on or about the same time, depends the numbers they get shipped to them to ship back out. 
Post your order so we can all figure out where we are in the line.
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humm I think somehow my original post got messed up I mean for it to be to 2/8/17 hence my reply
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Wayne Westfield

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So to start of correctly:
Ordered on 2/8/2017  Order number AB-11650
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Mike - W8MM

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9 Feb 2017 -- 11667
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Lee

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Ordered mine on 2/28/17 ---- AB - 11797
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k3Tim

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Wayne, you must have ordered later on "opening day". I was about an hour late seeing the email announcement but snagged 11632.
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Wayne Westfield

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I ordered around 4PM I think, so that makes 18 between us
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Brad A. Steffler

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I ordered my Power Genius Monday, March 6. Order number AB-11835. They must be going quickly.
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Wayne Westfield

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Ok order so far
K3TIM                 - 02-02-2017 - 11632
Wayne Westfield - 02-02-2017 - 11650
Brad Steffler        - 03-06-2017 - 11385
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Mike - VE3CKO

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No idea what my order number was but after noticing the full amount on my credit card yesterday, I got my notification this morning that it will be shipped April 1st.
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Mike - VE3CKO

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Just to clarify my post, please notice the shipping date, this was an attempt of an early April fools joke. My credit card has not been charge and I have not received any notifications from FRS.
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Wayne Westfield

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lol
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Brad A. Steffler

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Wayne. I wished my number was AB-11385, but, alas, it is AB-11835,  185 after yours.
Brad
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Rory - N6OIL

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Will someone order one for me and I'll gladly pay you on Tuesday! Let's see who gets the joke.
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Ria - N2RJ, Elmer

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I heard that guy used to print QSLs. 
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Kevin K4VD, Elroy

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Wimpy from Popeye fame. A character I can identify with.



Now I'm hungry.

Kev
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Rory - N6OIL

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We have In n Out Burgers here in Calif! But if you really want a heart attack burger check out Apollo Restaurant in Victorville, Ca https://www.yelp.com/biz/apollo-restaurant-victorville  
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Kevin K4VD, Elroy

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I can recommend Spelunkers in Front Royal, VA. https://www.yelp.com/biz/spelunkers-front-royal-2

Now I'm really hungry.
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John - WA7UAR

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Now this is a thread I know something about!
My family's restaurant chain in Seattle:
http://www.esquire.com/food-drink/restaurants/a13099/dicks-drive-in-7210891/?utm_source=huffingtonpo...
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K3TIM - 02-02-2017 - 11632 Wayne Westfield - 02-02-2017 - 11650 Brad Steffler - 03-06-2017 - 11835
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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Wayne Westfield

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Certainly depicts us pre-order folks
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Kevin K4VD, Elroy

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A CLUE! Halloween?

Kev
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Bill W2PKY

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Looks more like Christmas!
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Wayne Westfield

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Although I would be happy with that , more time to save :)
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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The picture in no way indicates delivery timing.  It just represents anticipation. 
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Bill W2PKY

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Thanks for the clarification. Can't wait for the arrival.
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Wayne Westfield

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You Succeed Tim!!!

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Rich - N5ZC

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Ordered about an hour after receiving the email.  AB-11628

I went to the Belton hamfest yesterday and was able to see the new amp in person. Very nice. 

I asked about the companion tuner and there wasn't any info available.  I was lucky and found an excellent deal on a Palstar AT-Auto.  The seller was pulling it out of the box as he was setting up just as I was walking by.

My antennas are mono band antennas, but it will come in handy on 80 and 160 to help manage the swr as I move away from the resonant frequency.

The AT-Auto is playing nicely with the USB port on the back of my 6700.

I may have to track down a 2nd AT-Auto so I'll be ready for SO2R.

Rich - N5ZC
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02/02/17 AB-11612

Also have the Palstar in line remoted to the at the feedpoint for the coax into the house. Works very well..

Tim VE6SH
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Name/Call             Order Date      Order#
Tim Ellam-VE6SH 2/2/2017        11612
N5ZC - Rich          2/2/2017        11628
K3TIM                   2/2/2017        11632
Wayne Westfield   2/2/2017        11650
Anthony Shaver    2/28/2017      11797
Brad Steffler         3/6/2017         11835
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Ordered mine minutes after it was announced. Order #11611
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Name/Call             Oder Date  Order #
Greg K0GDI           2/2/2017   11611
Tim Ellam-VE6SH  2/2/2017   11612
N5ZC - Rich           2/2/2017   11628
K3TIM                    2/2/2017   11632
Wayne Westfield    2/2/2017   11650
Anthony Shaver     2/28/2017  11797
Brad Steffler           3/6/2017   11835

Now remember y'all report back when you get your email announcing delivery
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@Wayne...  Pretty sure that 2/8/2017 was the first day to begin preordering.

Hopefully August is the Month for delivery.....
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You are correct.  I completed order within 3 minutes after getting the email.
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Tim Ellam

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I was obviously not quite fast enough :-)

Tim VE6SH
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Wayne Westfield

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Yup it was, my bad
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Fred GLENN

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2/2/17 11643
... and I thought I was quick!
K9SO
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Matt (K0KB)

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AB-11623. Ordered maybe 30 min after announce
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Greg - KØGDI

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Are they still predicting Summer shipment to the early birds?
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AB-11767. Looking forward to it
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Wayne Westfield

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Name/Call              Order Date  Order #
Greg K0GDI           2/2/2017      11611
Tim Ellam-VE6SH  2/2/2017      11612
N5ZC - Rich           2/2/2017      11628
K3TIM                    2/2/2017      11632
Wayne Westfield    2/2/2017      11650
W9TVX - Ross       2/?/2017      11767
Anthony Shaver     2/28/2017    11797
Brad Steffler          3/6/2017       11835
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Hi Wayne, I ordered mine on 2/22
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Ok, I am a little confused with this thread.  I received a message on 08 Feb 2017 with the subject: "PowerGenius XL Passes FCC Certification".  I was thinking that was the message that made the announcement that reservations were open.  Am I wrong in that knowledge and did I miss an announcement?  I placed my order on that same day, 08 Feb 2017, and my order # would make me third on the above list.  What am I missing that putting me ahead of three people that placed their order 6 days before me?  I currently have little credence in using this list to determine possible individual delivery dates, once shipments start 
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Larry,

Earlier in the thread it was confirmed that the 2/2 order dates were actually 2/8, just a typo when the thread begain.

Rich - N5ZC
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Sorry guys  I swear that I posted the corrected version

Name/Call              Order Date  Order # 
Greg K0GDI           2/8/2017      11611
Tim Ellam-VE6SH  2/8/2017      11612
Larry- W0NQW      2/8/2017      116??
N5ZC - Rich           2/8/2017      11628
K3TIM                    2/8/2017      11632
Wayne Westfield    2/8/2017      11650
W9TVX - Ross       2/8/2017      11767
Anthony Shaver     2/28/2017    11797
Brad Steffler          3/6/2017       11835

Based on Gerald's email, looks like the first production run was sold out, with the potential if all goes will to start October deliveries. 

Looks like there could be 200 or more amps sold (assuming there were no other types of orders that was given an order number, i.e. order 11611 was an amp and soon after a Radio was purchased on order number 11614).  It will apparently take a few months to work through the backlog,  I am guessing mine will be likely December or January.  Of course that all depends on size of first run, rate of run, number of units shipped on boat from Montenegro or whatever transport mode, customs, etc. 

Cheers
Wayne - KG5MGN
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W8MM   2/9/2017 (Receipt date)   AB-11667 reservation for 2 amps
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Name/Call              Order Date  Order # 
Greg K0GDI           2/8/2017      11611
Tim Ellam-VE6SH  2/8/2017      11612
Larry- W0NQW      2/8/2017      116??
N5ZC - Rich           2/8/2017      11628
K3TIM                    2/8/2017      11632
Wayne Westfield    2/8/2017      11650
Mike-W8MM          2/9/2017       11667
W9TVX - Ross       2/8/2017      11767
Anthony Shaver     2/28/2017    11797
Brad Steffler          3/6/2017       11835
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I placed my order on 2/8/2017 11644

Ron WB9EXL

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Matt (K0KB)

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Ordered 2/8 30 min after announcement e-mail 11623
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Larry - W0NQW

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Not that it will help much with the predictions to know my complete number, but it is 11615.

Larry - W0NQW