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A KX3 Build

I recently built an Elecraft KX3 kit and took photographs of the process as I went along. Your host of QRPer.com, K4SWL, thought others would benefit from seeing how simple the process of building a KX3 really is. My thoughts … Continue reading

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A review of the Elecraft KX3 on The SWLing Post

Many of you know that I’m not only into QRP, but I’m an avid shortwave radio listener, as well. If you’re an SWLer, too, you might might consider venturing over to my shortwave radio blog, The SWLing Post, where I just published … Continue reading

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Elecraft taking orders for the KXPA100; a portable 100 watt amplifier with built-in ATU

(Source: Elecraft) June 17, 2013 Now accepting orders for the Elecraft KXPA100 100 W Amplifier We have received FCC certification and are putting on the finishing touches and performing our field test on the KXPA100. We’re now taking orders for … Continue reading

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Elecraft KX3 Tops Sherwood Engineering’s Receiver Test Data

Wow–the Elecraft KX3 has some serious ears! Most impressive, Elecraft!

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Elecraft now accepting orders for the KX3

It appears that Elecraft is now accepting orders for the KX3 QRP tranceiver that we first mentioned on QRPer.com during the 2011 Dayton Hamvention. Order are expected to be shipped in February 2012. The kit version of the KX3 will … Continue reading

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Video of Elecraft KX3

Back from Dayton, I found this YouTube video of Wayne Burdick demonstrating the KX3 at Four Days In May (FDIM). As you can see, the form factor is perfect for field operations and I believe you would be hard-pressed to … Continue reading

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Photos and more details of the Elecraft KX3 from Dayton Hamvention

Wow. I got a chance to play with one of the two KX3 protoypes Elecraft had on display at the Dayton Hamvention. I mean, wow! Don (W3FPR) gave me a  tour of this amazing rig. It’s small,  feature-packed and as … Continue reading

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Elecraft Announces KX3 – a K3 KX1 Hybrid

Very excited this morning as I read this announcement on QRP-L posted by Wayne himself:   KX3: Ultra-compact K3/KX1 hybrid; 160-6 m, 10/100 W, all-mode, 32-bit DSP/SDR, 1.5 lbs. (By the way, I’d like to thank everyone on the list … Continue reading

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