Posts Tagged ‘Kits’

HG-10b VFO for the HW-16

The HW-16 was now operating reasonably well under crystal control.  Next, I turned my attention to the HG-10b VFO.

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MKARS80 80 Meter SSB Transceiver – Part 3

Construction of the MKARS80 Transceiver continues with the installation of the bag #4 components.  This bag contained all of the active devices, as well as the crystals for the BFO and filter. As these were just dropped into the holes, I didn’t take a lot of pictures during this phase.  Here is the board after […]

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MKARS80 80 Meter SSB Transceiver – Part 2

Construction of the MKARS80 Transceiver continues with the population of bag #3.  This bag contained most of the toroids and bobbins to wind.  One of the challenges, from the colonies side of the Atlantic, is the lack of an intuitive feel for the metric system.  I was thinking that 50mm = 0.5 cm.  But it […]

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MKARS80 80 Meter SSB Transceiver – Part 1

The next project up on the bench is a unique kit from England, the MKARS80 80 meter Single Sideband Transceiver.  It was designed and originally kitted by the Milton-Keyens Amarteur Radio Society, and is designed to be something inexpensive but useful for folks to get into building their own rigs.  Now kitted by radio-kits, it […]

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NESCAF Audio Filter

A couple of months ago, I dug out an old kit from the shelf to give the grandsons something to build while they were spending the day.  They soldered most of the components on it, but didn’t have enough time to finish it. So now, I cleared off the bench once again, and finished the […]

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