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December 2008 Winners List - RF Cafe Forums

Because of the high maintenance needed to monitor and filter spammers from the RF Cafe Forums, I decided that it would be best to just archive the pages to make all the good information posted in the past available for review. It is unfortunate that the scumbags of the world ruin an otherwise useful venue for people wanting to exchanged useful ideas and views. It seems that the more formal social media like Facebook pretty much dominate this kind of venue anymore anyway, so if you would like to post something on RF Cafe's Facebook page, please do.

Below are all of the forum threads, including all the responses to the original posts.

 Post subject: December 2008 Winners List
Posted: Thu Jan 08, 2009 10:53 am 
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Joined: Sun Aug 03, 2003 2:02 pm
Posts: 653
Location: Erie, PA

Thanks to all who participated in the contest in December 2008. Here are the lucky winners. :smt023

T-Shirt & Coffee Mug Drawing
Rafael G.
RF Cafe Advertiser

Robert M.
East Windsor, NJ
Ordered Visio Stencils Site License
15 oz. RF Cafe Coffee Mug

Book Drawing
Enrique R., Duluth, GA
Advanced Engineering Mathematics
Erwin Kreyszig >1,400 pages

Jay B., San Diego, CA
Modern Coding Theory
Richardson & Urbanke
>550 pages
Graciously Provided by Cambridge University Press

If you see your name here and you have not contacted me to claim your prize, please send an e-mail.

- Kirt Blattenberger :smt024
RF Cafe Progenitor & Webmaster

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Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2009 1:11 pm 

Joined: Wed Apr 05, 2006 7:50 am
Posts: 11
Hey Kirt thanks for doing this. I haven't won anything yet, but did buy your RF Workbook a year ago. It's an amazing value for $35 (?)

You really should charge a lot more 'cause it saved me a few days of inventing my own. I think you might sell a lot more if you jacked up prices significantly. You are probably suffering from the old problem of people figuring the product must be inferior if the price is so low. My bet is that your sales would go way up if you changed the price to at least $100.

Hell, I'd charge $250. Figure $50/hour of an engineer's time, so that's only 5 hours. I couldn't even look up all the formulas in that amount of time.

Also are you nuts for giving away the Open Office version of it? You're killing yourself, man.

Keep up the great work!

Posted  11/12/2012
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