No reason was given for the decision to close the business. At time of posting, there is no mention of AES going out of business on their website , but I assume their various stores may begin the process of liquidating inventory soon.. Traditionally, people got ham licenses while young. It was exciting because the world opened up when it was otherwise pretty small.
AES Ham Radio Catalog by AES Amateur Electronic Supply
Amateur Electronic Supply (AES) Going Out of Business
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