[TechAssist] Re: When I grow out....I wanna be a....

Sounds like there's "a" YOUNGSTER on this list !
;-)

LLW

LeRoy Westlund
Westlund TV & Electronics
97 North Main                                "Where there's a will,...
Centerfield, UT 84622-0087           There's always a way."
Ph./Fax  435-528-3822
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-----Original Message-----
From: Christopher Barnak <cbarnak@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wednesday, March 31, 2004 6:12 AM
Subject: [TechAssist] Re: When I grow out....I wanna be a....


>Cellphone and Pager dealer.  Security install an monitoring.  Satelite
>TV .  Home theater setups.  Internet website setup.  Computer problem
>solver.  Survelliance camera sales and installs.  Smart home wiring and
>Home automation.
>
>To be sucessful in business you must :
>
>1 Povide a service or product that people want.
>2 Do a good job at it.  (hard work)
>
>
>>>> damon101@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx 3/31/04 7:05:30 AM >>>
>
>That's sweet.....but whatya gonna do when the Big Manufacturing Plant
>moves
>to Mexico?? And it will.....eventually.
>
>Every high school graduate seems to be working on computers, so that's
>too
>competitive....the only realm I see is either Professional/Industrial
>Video
>or Big TV......or become a wire puller....any other suggestions???
>
>Damon Brunger
>Telrad Electronic Services
>Ft Wayne, IN 46815
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "electronicrepair" <electronicrepair@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2004 12:36 AM
>Subject: [TechAssist] Re: **** Notice!!!!!
>
>
>| Let me put in my 2 cents. I saw the writing on the wall a few years
>ago
>when
>| the prices of the TV sets were nose-diving down.
>| I started thinking that I had been in this business since 1972, the
>TV
>| business was very good to me, and I love it, but the writing was on
>the
>wall
>| and the way things were going, retiring from this business was not
>going
>to
>| happen, so I decided to find full time employment in a different
>field.
>| I started taking classes on PLC and in the industrial electrical
>field, so
>a
>| couple years ago I got a job as an industrial electrician in a large
>plant
>| here with descent pay and great benefits, I also do TV repair as a
>par
>time
>| business, for me this worked out great
>| Thanks, Mark
>| Electronic Repair Services
>| 48 W. James st.
>| Lancaster, PA 17603
>|
>| ----- Original Message -----
>| From: "LeRoy Westlund" <llw@xxxxxxxxxx>
>| To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>| Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2004 12:08 AM
>| Subject: [TechAssist] Re: **** Notice!!!!!
>|
>|
>| > Walter,
>| > I was checking out a Cosco store the other day,...and seeing all
>the new
>| > TVs, and new Technology sets on the market,...it's no wonder why
>people
>| have
>| > stopped bringing their old TVs in for repair, and just buying new.
>| > Yes,...the prices are still high on the HDTV sets, but, they won't
>stay
>| that
>| > way for long. I don't think we will ever be able to make much money
>from
>| > trying to repair these new sets,...even when they are out of
>warrenty.
>You
>| > guys that have managed to keep some ASC status on some brands might
>have
>a
>| > chance,....but,...the rest of us are "bound to be doomed".
>| > I hate telling it like it is,....but,....we have to think about
>our
>| future,
>| > and make some changes. We are on our own in this respect,....the
>service
>| > associations, and the manufacturers offer NO help,...and don't
>really
>give
>| a
>| > dam what happens to us,...and that's a fact.
>| >
>| > LLW
>| >
>| > LeRoy Westlund
>| > Westlund TV & Electronics
>| > 97 North Main                                "Where there's a
>will,...
>| > Centerfield, UT 84622-0087           There's always a way."
>| > Ph./Fax  435-528-3822
>| > mailto:LLW@xxxxxxxxxx
>| >
>| > -----Original Message-----
>| > From: walter wood <wwood_38478@xxxxxxxxx>
>| > To: techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>| > Date: Tuesday, March 30, 2004 1:25 PM
>| > Subject: [TechAssist] Re: **** Notice!!!!!
>| >
>| >
>| > >Larry, I understand that 2006 has been mandated,
>| > >but HD was supposed to have been reality years ago.
>| > >As I understand it, NO non HD set will work (this
>| > >includes the HD monitors) once everything is being
>| > >broadcast in HD, EXCEPT that an HD converter box is
>| > >used.
>| > >All the box will do is extend the life of the NON
>| > >HD tv.
>| > >It will NOT put a HD picture on the screen.
>| > >Now, how many $300 boxes are people going to buy to
>| > >put on $100 wally world tvs?
>| > >Remember also that although HD is digital, being
>| > >digital does NOT make it HD.
>| > >Walter
>| > >--- larry <schntv@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>| > >> true, but!
>| > >> digital tv may make these 3 year or older tv
>| > >> useless.
>| > >> i am under the impression they wont work after
>| > >> 2007.
>| > >> is this true?
>| > >> Larry
>| > >>
>| > >>
>| > >> Tel-Tek wrote:
>| > >>
>| > >> > John;
>| > >> > Most likely
>| > >> > Most of us will retire or die off with our
>| > >> Customer base.
>| > >> > Older people will hold onto their Console TV's
>| > >> and Stereos. If parts are
>| > >> > available, they will have them repaired.
>| > >> > I could take the year off, but December Older
>| > >> Folks want their Phonographs
>| > >> > working, lay on a good supply of needles, some
>| > >> WD40, some lube, and idler
>| > >> > tires. You are good to go. Keep in mind that
>| > >> most are on a fixed Income, and
>| > >> > keep it Kosher.;-)
>| > >> >
>| > >> > -Ed-
>| > >> > Tel-Tek Electronics
>| > >> > Ontario-Canada
>| > >> > teltek3@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>| > >> >
>| > >> > ----- Original Message -----
>| > >> > From: "John at Main TV"
>| > >> <maintv2004@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>| > >> > To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>| > >> > Sent: Monday, March 29, 2004 7:12 PM
>| > >> > Subject: [TechAssist] Re: **** Notice!!!!!
>| > >> >
>| > >> >
>| > >> >
>| > >> >>I, too, have noticed the aging of the service
>| > >> industry.  We have 3
>| > >> >>technicians.  The owner is aged 69 ( and still
>| > >> makes pick-ups and
>| > >> >>deliveries).  The second is aged 65 and I am
>| > >> aged 57 (the youngster).  We
>| > >> >>are wondering if we can hang on until hi-def
>| > >> becomes common.   John.
>| > >> >>
>| > >> >>John Mielke
>| > >> >>Main TV
>| > >> >>636 main St.
>| > >> >>Longmont, Co
>| > >> >>phone 303 776 6955
>| > >> >>fax  303 776 0792
>| > >> >>maintv2004@xxxxxxxxxxx
>| > >> >>----- Original Message -----
>| > >> >>From: "Doug Keller" <dek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>| > >> >>To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>| > >> >>Sent: Monday, March 29, 2004 9:59 AM
>| > >> >>Subject: [TechAssist] Re: **** Notice!!!!!
>| > >> >>
>| > >> >>
>| > >> >>
>| > >> >>>Is it just me, or is everyone on this list a
>| > >> "mature" (for lack of a
>| > >> >>>better word) technician. Is anyone on this
>| > >> list under, say, 30? Is no
>| > >> >>>one young even getting into this business? I
>| > >> will state, in my opinion,
>| > >> >>>that if they DON'T get into this that in
>| > >> itself is a plus to their
>| > >> >>>success in life.
>| > >> >>>
>| > >> >>>Doug Keller
>| > >> >>>Wis-Kel Electronics
>| > >> >>>101 Freeland Ave.
>| > >> >>>Terra Alta, WV
>| > >> >>>USA        26764
>| > >> >>>dek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>| > >> >>>dek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>| > >> >>>http://www.tech-assist.org
>| > >> >>>"Learn from the mistakes of others, because
>| > >> you
>| > >> >>>won't live long enough to make them all
>| > >> yourself"
>| > >> >>>
>| > >> >>>
>| > >> >>>
>| > >> >>>
>| > >> >>>
>| > >> >>>Kevin Harris wrote:
>| > >> >>>
>| > >> >>>
>| > >> >>>>Happy Birthday JAY   (sir)
>| > >> >>>>always respect my elders
>| > >> >>>>(you beat me, i turn 50 in october)
>| > >>
>| > >>>>>*************************************************
>| > >> >>>>Kevin Harris
>| > >> >>>>kharris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>| > >> >>>>800-638-3328 x1241
>| > >> >>>>Tritronics Inc.
>| > >> >>>>Authorized parts for
>| > >> >>
>| > >>
>| > >>>Aiwa,Denon,Hitachi,JVC,NAP,RCA,Sanyo,Sony,Toshiba,Zenith
>| > >> >>
>| > >>
>| >
>|
>>>>************************************************************************
*
>| > **
>| > >> >>********************
>| > >> >>
>| > >> >>>> ----- Original Message -----
>| > >> >>>> From: Doug Keller
>| > >> >>>> To: techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>| > >> >>>> Sent: Monday, March 29, 2004 7:37 AM
>| > >> >>>> Subject: [TechAssist] **** Notice!!!!!
>| > >> >>>>
>| > >> >>>> Your webmaster Jay hits the big 50 today!
>| > >> (donations may be made to
>| > >> >
>| > >> > the
>| > >> >
>| > >> >>>> "Old-Fogie Retired Techs Home, Walla-Walla,
>| > >> Washington) *laughs*
>| > >> >>>>
>| > >> >>>> --
>| > >> >>>> Doug Keller
>| > >> >>>> Wis-Kel Electronics
>| > >> >>>> 101 Freeland Ave.
>| > >> >>>> Terra Alta, WV
>| > >> >>>> USA        26764
>| > >> >>>> dek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>| > >> >>>> dek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>| > >> >>>> http://www.tech-assist.org
>| > >> >>>> "Learn from the mistakes of others, because
>| > >> you
>| > >> >>>> won't live long enough to make them all
>| > >> yourself"
>| > >> >>>>
>| > >> >>>>
>| > >> >>>>
>| > >> >>>>
>| > >> >>>
>| > >> >>
>| > >>
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>| > >> Dover, Ohio 44622
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