I’ve just noticed that LnR Precision has announced their new Mountain Topper MTR-4B V2.
They’ve released a few details with the promise of photos soon. Looks like the MTR-4B will of course sport four bands (80, 40, 30, and 20 meters) but adds two valuable tools its predecessors lacked: an SWR and RF power meter.
A full 5 watts output power is attained with a 12V supply, but the voltage operating range is 5.5 to 13volts. The MTR-3B’s (photo above) has an upper operating range of 12V.
I look forward to checking out the MTR-4B and we’ll post photos as soon as they are available.
Here are the details from the LnR Precision Website:
Photos COMING SOON
“The Mountain Topper”
The LnR Precision MTR transceivers are designed to be efficient portable CW rigs. Whether climbing a mountain and operating SOTA or just out for an afternoon in the park, the MTR’s small size, light weight and meager battery requirements makes it a great choice for these activities.
- Four bands – 80M, 40M, 30M and 20M
- Very low receiver noise floor
- Low current for maximum battery life
- Wide operating voltage range – 5.5V to 13V
- Full 5W “QRP” gallon with 12.0 Volt supply
- 2 line, back lighted LCD display
- SWR – RF Power display
- Built in Real Time Clock
- Internal Iambic B mode keyer, 5 to 31 WPM in 1 WMP increments.
- Three Morse message memories with beacon mode.
- Specifications: coming soon