Category Archives: QRP Radios

Adding CW mode to the EA3GCY DB4020 Dual-band 40 and 20M QRP Transceiver Kit (Part 2)

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Frank (ON6UU), who shares the following guest post which expands upon his previous DB4020 article: The EA3GCY DB4020 transceiver now has CW mode by Frank Lagaet (ON6UU) After telling you all about the DB4020 … Continue reading

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Frank builds the EA3GCY DB4020 Dual-band 40 and 20M QRP SSB Transceiver Kit

The following article first appeared on our sister site, the SWLing Post: Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Frank (ON6UU), who shares the following guest post: Building EA3GCY’s DB4020 QRP Transceiver kit by Frank Lagaet (ON6UU) In May, I discovered … Continue reading

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The Yaesu FT-70G: Where the FT line met Milcom

Note: this is a cross-post from the SWLing Post. Earlier today, I stumbled upon a very unique transceiver in Universal Radio archives: the Yaesu FT-70G. Here’s the description from Universal: The Yaesu FT-70G is a portable HF transceiver covering 2 to … Continue reading

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QRP Labs new QCX+ QRP CW/WSPR transceiver kit

Many thanks to Pete (WB9FLW) who writes: Hi Thomas, QRP Labs has just announced the QCX+ which as the name implies is an upgraded version of the very popular QCX line of transceivers To date almost 10,000 kits have been … Continue reading

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Icom IC-705 International Availability

(Icom Press Release) Icom Inc. will begin to ship the IC-705, a new all mode portable transceiver covering HF, VHF and UHF, for the Japan domestic market from the middle of June 2020. Shipments of the IC-705 for international markets … Continue reading

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Icom IC-705 delivery delayed

Please note this is a cross-post from our sister site, the SWLing Post. Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Paul Evans, who writes: As you’d expect, Icom has formally delayed the delivery schedule of the IC-705. Here’s the announcement from … Continue reading

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Icom IC-705 demo and pricing

Many thanks to QRPer, Pete (WB9FLW), who shares the following sneak peek video of the new IC-705 transceiver from Amateur Logic TV with guest Ray Novak from Icom America: Pete also notes that Ham Radio Outlet’s price has been announced … Continue reading

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Icom IC-705 price and availability

Note: We will update this post as pricing information is confirmed by retailers. This is a cross-post from our other radio blog, the SWLing Post. Many thanks to several SWLing Post readers who have been carefully tracking the price of … 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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Initial impressions of the ALT-512 QRP transceiver

(Note: This is a cross-post from my other radio blog, the SWLing Post.) So the ALT-512 QRP SDR transceiver has landed at SWLing Post HQ. This little rig is on loan from Aerial-51 and I’ll be spending the next month … Continue reading

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