Category Archives: Product Announcements

TEN-TEC Introduces the Model 506 Rebel: an open-source QRP transceiver

Today, at the QRP ARCI convention–Four Days In May–TEN-TEC will announce a new QRP transceiver based upon a completely different platform than any others rigs they have in production: a QRP radio, built on the chipKIT™ Uno32™ (Arduino-based software) to … Continue reading

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David Cripe’s NM0S Cyclone 40 Meter Transceiver kit

Readers, I just received this release: A new kit from the Four State QRP Group and David Cripe (NM0S) Arising from Dave’s entry in QRP ARCI’s 72 Part Challenge Design Contest in 2010, the Cyclone 40 is an enhanced version … Continue reading

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It’s CW time!

Well, sort of… With this clock, from DCI, you can read the time in Morse code. Not a bad deal at $27 US on Amazon.com.

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G6LBQ MKII multiband transceiver in the works

A news release from Andy (G6LBQ) & Adrian (2E0SDR): I have a news release about the NEW version of the world famous G6LBQ multiband transceiver. Andy G6LBQ is releasing the MKII version through a partnership with Adrian Lane (2E0SDR). They have … Continue reading

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Kenwood TS-990 Series English Press Release

Those of you following the Kenwood TS-990 will be happy to know that Kenwood has finally published an official press release with specifications and other details. They are announcing a suggested retail price of ¥798,000, or $9,138.78 US as of … Continue reading

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A review of Ten-Tec’s Argonaut VI QRP transceiver, Model 539

And now, what we’ve all been waiting for:  the Ten-Tec Argonaut VI has finally hit the market.   Manufacturer Ten-Tec has already begun shipping the new units–I hear they’ve already sold out the first production run.  For the past two months, … Continue reading

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Ten-Tec Model 539 Argonaut VI now available

Ten-Tec has now posted the Argonaut VI for purchase on their website. Price? $995.00 I will publish a review of the Argonaut in the very near future. I will post the review with this tag.

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Kenwood TS-990S Brochure

Click here to download the Kenwood TS-990S brochure. For future information on the TS-990S, follow the tag: TS-990

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Ten-Tec Hamfest, Argonaut VI update

This weekend, I’m heading to the Ten-Tec Hamfest at the Ten-Tec factory in Sevierville, Tennessee.  This is, hands down, my favorite hamfest of the year. Not only is it completely free, but the ham radio flea market section has a … Continue reading

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Ten-Tec Argonaut VI: On schedule for ordering, shipping later this fall

I just received word from John Henry at Ten-Tec that their time frame for production runs of the Model 539 (Argonaut VI) is  on-track with estimates provided at the 2012 Dayton Hamvention. John said: We are running a small production … Continue reading

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