Tag Archives: Amateur Radio

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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On The Air: ARRL’s excellent magazine for newcomers…only available behind their paywall

[Please note: this is a cross-post from our sister site, the SWLing Post.] Today, the ARRL released their new electronic magazine for ham radio newcomers: On The Air. The ARRL describes On The Air‘s mission: “On the Air magazine is … Continue reading

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Scott’s Elecraft KX3 Go-Box

[Note: this article was originally posted on my shortwave radio blog, The SWLing Post.] Many thanks to Scott (AK5SD) who shares the following photos and bill of materials for his custom Elecraft KX3 go-box: Bill of materials The panel was … Continue reading

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Flex-Radio introduces the Flex 6000 “game changer” and takes pre-orders at the Hamvention

Today, at the Dayton Hamvention, Flex-Radio Systems will introduce their newest transceiver, the Flex 6000. I have read through the preliminary specs and it does promise to be a game changer as they implied in earlier teaser ads. From their … Continue reading

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FlexRadio Systems announces a “game changer”

This year at the 2012 Dayton Hamvention, FlexRadio Systems will be joining the line-up of manufacturers introducing new products.  On the FlexRadio front page, they’ve posted the following graphics along with the promise of more to come.  It’s a Dayton … Continue reading

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The ultimate Field Day tent?

Power Film Inc. is a developer and manufacturer of thin, flexible solar modules.  The company designs, manufactures and retails their products in Ames, Iowa–a quality made-in-USA product. Last year, at the Dayton Hamvention, PFI’s booth was very popular. Why? Their sale … Continue reading

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