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Do we know who in TEXAS will carry the BCDx36HP?

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Curious if we have any idea of Texas based retailers that will be selling the BCDx36HP scanners? Fry's is a Uniden dealer so hopefully they will have it. But does anyone know of places in the larger cities that might sell them? Cities like Tyler, Waco, Austin ect.
 

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Check with MAIN TRADING CO. in Paris, TX! He is selling the 536 for $598 and free shipping! He is getting a good reputation for selling ham gear at fair prices and great customer service.
 

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Check with MAIN TRADING CO. in Paris, TX! He is selling the 536 for $598 and free shipping! He is getting a good reputation for selling ham gear at fair prices and great customer service.
Yes, Richard is a good guy. I looked at his site tonight, he's down to $595.00 on the 536HP and I don't think he has too many people waiting. I will probably pre-order from him Friday evening Paris from Bonham is not but a 45 minute drive so shipping should be quick.

I was hoping Fry's would have them so I could just drive down to Plano and buy one, but so far UPMan isn't saying who will carry them for retail, non-web based sales.

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I am headed there Saturday morning. They have 4 of the 436 units in stock.
Will share my impressions.

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Main Trading Company

I made it out to Paris last week and picked up one of each. (436/536)
He had plenty on hand, and no back order that I could see.

To add a cheap shameless plug for them, they are having their grand opening TODAY at their new location.
I won't be able to make it, but I'm sure it'll be a good time for those who get by there.
 

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Although it has been many years since I bought my Regency MX-7000, I bought it at Andy's Electronics in Houston. It is near the south 610 loop. But, I paid a dear price for that radio. I don't know if you would get a decent price, but here is the link: Andy Electronics Inc in Houston, TX - Electronic Equipment & Supplies: Yellow Pages Directory Inc.
Andy's went out of business in 2009. Houston Amateur Radio Supply is the only brick-and-mortar consumer radio shop in the Houston-Galveston region.

+1 for Main Trading Company. Richard is good people, plus you're supporting a family-owned small business.
 

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Andy's Gone, River Oaks Stereo Remains

Andy's went out of business in 2009. Houston Amateur Radio Supply is the only brick-and-mortar consumer radio shop in the Houston-Galveston region.

+1 for Main Trading Company. Richard is good people, plus you're supporting a family-owned small business.
Thanks for the update. I would have been rather annoyed had I traveled all the way down there to find it vacant.

When I started writing this response about the demise of Andy's Electronics, I remembered that River Oaks Stereo used to carry scanners.

So, I called them. The owner of this store used to be a well-known scanner enthusiast in the Houston area. Before RR, I used to rely on his compiled list of frequencies for the Houston Metroplex.

Today, the store stated that they could order the two new Uniden scanners, but they were not keeping them iin stock. I asked why. The sales person ndicated that people tend to hang up once they hear the price of these radios.

River Oaks Car Stereo - Car Audio, security and ham Radio Electronics - We Can Fix What the Other Places Mess Up
 
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