Category Archives: Websites

W1SFR offers an array of products for the QRPer

Steve Roberts (W1SFR) has recently informed me about his new website, KX3helper.com where he sells an array of products for QRPers. Steve’s product line includes: KX3/KX1 Helper: A foam stand lined with non-slip material to hold the KX3 at a high … Continue reading

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QTH.com offers a warning about classified scams

I have used the excellent QTH.com classifieds site for many years to buy and sell radio equipment. I think it’s a great alternative to eBay. I subscribe to the QTH.com classifieds newsletter and, this morning, Scott (KA9FOX) sent the following … Continue reading

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Black Friday at Hendricks QRP Kits: Free domestic and international shipping

Wow–a Black Friday event I can certainly get my head around! From Doug Hendricks via QRP-L: Friday is known as “Black Friday” because most of the stores have big sales to attract the shoppers on the day after Thanksgiving. I … Continue reading

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Official preliminary KX3 specs posted on Elecraft website

Click Here To Read Full Preliminary Specs of the Elecraft KX3  

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Bob Heil’s new show Ham Nation on Leo Laporte’s TWiT network

As a big fan of ham radio and an avid listener of the TWiT network, I’m pleased as punch that Leo Laporte has asked Bob Heil (K9EID) to host a show called Ham Nation. I spoke with Bob about the … Continue reading

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The Das DereLicht QRP transmitter–A bright idea

Make Magazine’s blog recently featured the Das DereLicht–a QRP transmitter made almost entirely from the electronic components found in within a CFL Bulb. The transmitter, was designed by Michael J. Rainey (AA1TJ) who was inspired while changing a defective CFL … Continue reading

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How to learn morse code (CW) for free!

QRPers know that the best mode to get the biggest bang out of the lowest amount of power is with morse code, (a.k.a. CW). If you haven’t learned CW yet or are looking to improve your speed, you’re in for … Continue reading

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