GRE.com (Japan) has gone bust!

Re: GRE.com (Japan) has gone bust!

Postby freqwaves » Thu Nov 01, 2012 1:23 pm

Is this a indication of no further developments into digital technolgies (NXDN,Moto Trb) because the radio manufacturers won't let them so why keep making scanners that can't have these features.

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Re: GRE.com (Japan) has gone bust!

Postby matthewn1983 » Thu Nov 01, 2012 2:18 pm

I think manufacturers will go down the path of SDR, up to the user to add 3rd party scripts or plugins to suit each platform.
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Re: GRE.com (Japan) has gone bust!

Postby cartman » Thu Nov 01, 2012 2:54 pm

Official update from GRE America

http://www.greamerica.com/support/index ... &newsid=38

Note the use of the words "temporary".
The future may not be as bleak as first thought.

Grant

GRE Official Announcement 10/23/2012

October 23, 2012


To our valued Dealers and Customers,

Due to circumstances beyond its control, General Research of Electronics of Japan (GRE)
is temporarily not able to manufacture the GRECOM and Radio Shack branded radio scanners.

The Chinese Government’s plan to redevelop the area where the GRE factory had been in
operation for over ten years finally forced its closure. Anticipating this eventuality,
GRE was in the process of building a new factory but unfortunately the cost of raw materials,
labor and increased taxes created a heavy financial investment burden that could not be
effectively recovered.

GRE America continues to market, support and service the GRECOM branded scanners and is
contractually committed to keep the Library Database updated and current. GRE America
will continue to market, service and support Alinco’s radio products without any interruption.

We sincerely apologize for this unfortunate turn of events. GRE is proceeding to establish
a contract with a new factory and believes it will be able to restart the manufacturing in
the near future.


For continued sales, service and support, please contact the GRE America office.
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