Category Archives: QRP

uBITX v6 QRP transceiver now available for $150/$199 US

Many thanks to QRPer, Pete (WB9FLW), who notes that Ashhar Farhan (VU2ESE) has recently announced the availability of the uBITX v 6.0–as Pete notes, “just in time for the Holidays!“ Pete shared the following message from Farhan: Here is what … Continue reading

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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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QHR Kits: A QRP kit maker in Spain

Many thanks to Dan Sloss (VK2NAD / KJ7AKC) who writes: G’day, Thank you for the work on your website. I happened across another QRP kit maker and thought you might want to share the link: https://www.qrphamradiokits.com/ All the best, Thanks … 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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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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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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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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The ALT-512: A new general coverage QRP transceiver

Note: The following has been cross-posted from our other radio site, the SWLing Post. There’s a new QRP transceiver on the market: the twelve band ALT-512 by Aerial-51. At first glance, you’ll see a similarity between the ALT-512 and the … Continue reading

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The CommRadio CTX-10 has landed

[Note: This is a cross post from my other radio blog, the SWLing Post.] Yesterday, UPS delivered a much-anticipated package: the CTX-10 QRP transceiver from CommRadio. CommRadio dispatched this loaner CTX-10 for evaluation and I’m excited to get my hands … Continue reading

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