Category Archives: News

2019 Homebrew Heros Award Winner

Many thanks to Pete Eaton who notes that Hans Summers has won the 2019 Homebrew Heroes award. Congratulations, Hans! Click here to view on YouTube.

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QRPGuys new DSB Digital Transceiver kit

Many thanks to QRPer, Pete (WB9FLW), who writes: QRPGuys has just introduced a new Multiband DSB Digital Transceiver for FT8. At $40 it introduces a new price point for such Rigs as it includes band modules for 40/30/20 Meters! For … Continue reading

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From the SWLing Post: A final review of the CommRadio CTX-10 QRP transceiver

The following article was originally posted on my other radio blog, the SWLing Post. Earlier this year I published what I called an “initial” review of the CommRadio CTX-10 QRP transceiver, promising an eventual final review. The reason for this … Continue reading

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Icom Introduces the IC-705 portable QRP transceiver

Note: this is a cross-post from our other radio blog, the SWLing Post. This weekend at Tokyo’s Ham Fair 2019, Icom announced an innovative transceiver to their line-up: the Icom IC-705 QRP transceiver. The IC-705 introduces several industry firsts for … Continue reading

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The Discovery TX-500 QRP Transceiver

Please note: This is a cross-post from our other radio site, the SWLing Post. Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Vlad, who shares some images and a video of a new QRP transceiver in development: the Discovery TX-500 by a … Continue reading

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Initial impressions of the Mission RGO One 50 watt transceiver

On Monday, I took the new Mission RGO One transceiver to the field and attempted a POTA (Parks On The Air) activation. I just published a detailed post including a number of RGO One photos on my other radio blog, … Continue reading

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Elecraft introduces the K4 high-performance direct-sampling SDR

The following is a cross-post from my other website, The SWLing Post: Today we learned about the latest addition to the Elecraft product line, the Elecraft K4. This fills a niche in the Elecraft product line and is certain to … Continue reading

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The Hermes-Lite SDR: an open source QRP transceiver based on a broadband modem chip

Note: This is a cross-post from the SWLing Post. Many thanks to Pete (WB9FLW), who shares the following: Don’t know if you are familiar with this project, a full blown 5 watt HF SDR Transceiver for less than $300! No … Continue reading

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FT8 transceiver kit: CR Kits taking orders

Many thanks to Pete (WB9FLW) who writes: Thomas,Adam of CR Kits is now taking orders for his FT8 Transceiver Kit and the price is very reasonable. From Adam at CR Kits: FT8 transceiver kit Folks,I start to take email order … Continue reading

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How To Convert QRP Labs QCX Transceiver to SSB

Many thanks to Pete (WB9FLW) who shares the following: This is truly amazing, Guino PE1NNZ has converted the QRP Labs $49 CW Transceiver to SSB. Not much to add, a ATMEGA328P plus some firmware and a few component value changes … Continue reading

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