Category Archives: QRP Radios

The uBITX Transceiver: Pricing and more details

Many thanks to Pete Eaton (WB9FLW) who shares pricing and additional information about the uBITX general coverage QRP transceiver: Here are the details, if purchased before Christmas $109 delivered! http://www.hfsignals.com/ From uBITX creator, Ashhar Farhan: 1. The ubitx is now … Continue reading

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The uBITX Transceiver: An Update

Many thanks to Pete Eaton (WB9FLW) who shares the following post: Last March Ashhar Farhan VU2ESE the designer of the very popular BITX20 and BITX40 series of mono-band HF Transceivers announced a new low cost Rig called the uBITX (micro BITX) … Continue reading

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CommRadio CTX-10 approved by FCC

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, R. Lewis (KF5GV), who writes: Just noticed on Universal Radio web page the Comm Radio CTX-10 has been approved by the FCC. They are accepting pre-orders on Dec 1. No indication of pricing but hope … Continue reading

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73 Radio Row: A retailer with QRP goodies

(Source: 73 Radio Row press release) A new website designed for radio amateurs, SWL’ers, CB’ers and all communications hobbyists has launched on the Internet recreating the atmosphere of the famed Radio Row in New York City. According to its founder, … Continue reading

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The new LNR Precision LD-11 transceiver is essentially general coverage

[FYI: This is a re-post from my blog, the SWLing Post] A couple weeks ago, LNR Precision sent me their new LD-11 Digital Direct Conversion QRP transceiver on loan for review. The LD-11 is basically a small, tabletop SDR transceiver. It’s … Continue reading

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LRN Precision announces two new QRP transceivers: the LD-11 and MTR5B

LNR Precision announced two new QRP transceivers this weekend: the MTR5B and LD-11. Below, you can find details I pulled from LNR’s press release and website for both units: The LD-11 The LD-11 is a new 11-band QRP transceiver based … Continue reading

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The Ten-Tec Patriot: an open-source SSB/CW/Digital transceiver

Today at the QRP ARCI conference, Four Days in May, Ten-Tec is showing off their latest open-source transceiver: the Model 507 Patriot. Building on the concepts behind the Model 506 Rebel, released last year, the Patriot is open-source and firmly … Continue reading

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The KX3 helper: a simple, effective non-slip pad

I recently purchased the KX3 helper from W1SFR and can report that I’ve been very pleased with this simple, affordable, non-slip tilt pad. While I like the built-in tilt legs on the KX3, I prefer slightly more angle on my desktop.  The … Continue reading

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OpenQRP kit now available in North America

Many thanks to Graham (G3ZOD) who writes: The OpenQRP 40m CW Transceiver kit is now available for delivery to the USA and Canada from OpenQRP.com (USA) at $150.00 plus $10.00 shipping (USD). This provides around 6 to 8 Watts output at 13.5 … Continue reading

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OpenQRP transceiver available in the UK

Graham Smith (G3ZOD) writes: “Kanga Products (UK) provided the first Open QRP 40m transceiver kits at the UK National Hamfest on 27/28th September. http://www.kanga-products.co.uk/index.php/openqrp-transceiver The kit is priced at £89 (GBP) and has an LCD display and front panel controls … Continue reading

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