Man, some of you guys need to get out and do something else. Try watching football. Or baseball. Or anything besides worrying about what an "S" really means.
Jesus. On Sun, Oct 16, 2016 at 3:48 PM, Terry Schieler <w...@swbell.net> wrote: > Thanks to Phil W7OX who dug out Wayne's "official" email back when the > capital S issue first arose: > > > Wayne posted this message early in the K3S era: > > ------ > > *List: elecraft > <http://marc.info/?l=elecraft&r=1&w=2> Subject: > Re: [Elecraft] K3s and K3S. > <http://marc.info/?t=143163126700005&r=1&w=2> > From: Wayne Burdick <n6kr () elecraft ! com> > <http://marc.info/?a=103427077100077&r=1&w=2> > Date: 2015-05-14 21:55:23 > <http://marc.info/?l=elecraft&r=1&w=2&b=201505>* > > Generally it's supposed to be "K3S" (capital). Please use that in email. > > However, on the radio itself, and in the owner's manual (etc.) we use a > slightly \ > smaller capital "S". To be specific, about 85% of a full-height capital. > This just \ > seemed like the right thing to do. Don't get me started on branding and > graphic \ > design.... > > I'm looking forward to seeing a blog post with the official "S" scaling :) > > 73, > Wayne > N6KR > > -----Original Message----- > From: Terry Schieler [mailto:w...@swbell.net] > Sent: Saturday, October 15, 2016 6:47 PM > To: 'Charlie T, K3ICH'; firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: [Elecraft] More like K3S vs K3s > > Actually, way back when the K3S was introduced, we poked a lot of fun at > not > being able to distinguish the new K3S from the possessive of a K3 or the > quantities of K3Ss. Those of us involved in those exchanges were clear > when > Wayne "suggested" that we use K3S (capital S) for the new radio when > posting > here to avoid confusion. The problem exists because, for marketing and > registration issues, Elecraft elected to use a *smaller font capital S for > the S in K3S*. If you think about it, you will notice that we have no > choice of a font selection here on this reflector for a smaller capital S. > So, the obvious fix for here was to use K3S (capital S) for the new radio. > I think Wayne tried to explain that back then and some new users just don't > understand why, and consequently, attempt to mimic the artistic expression > of the new radio graphic logo. If you look closely at the Elecraft web > site > you will see that much of the new literature and reference to the K3S on > the > site has begun to evolve into the K3S (capital S) probably for the sake of > clarity.. > > Wayne may jump in to clarify, but that's what I recall. > > Terry W0FM > > > > ______________________________________________________________ > Elecraft mailing list > Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft > Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.htm > Post: mailto:Elecraft@mailman.qth.net > > This list hosted by: http://www.qsl.net > Please help support this email list: http://www.qsl.net/donate.html > Message delivered to ae...@worldwidedx.com > -- Owner, worldwidedx.com AE6LX, Amateur Radio ______________________________________________________________ Elecraft mailing list Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/elecraft Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.htm Post: mailto:Elecraft@mailman.qth.net This list hosted by: http://www.qsl.net Please help support this email list: http://www.qsl.net/donate.html Message delivered to arch...@mail-archive.com