Many thanks to Robert Gulley (K4PKM) who shares the following
news from Inkits:
This is to inform all our valued subscribers that we have launched the much awaited easy bitx kit and few customers have already bought the kit.
The easy bitx kit works on a single band and can be built
for 20mt 40mt or 80mt bands.
This is an enhanced bitx design from the previous versions.
There is a complete manual available with link below.
Easy Bitx Version 1
Complete details are provided in the construction manual to build the kit in 15 Steps.
There are 15 individual kits packets provided to assemble the kit step by step.
The si5351 BFO VFO is provided with the kit in working condition. Only The IF frequency has to be set as described in the manual.
The easy bitx kit is an excellent educational kit for new Hams
who are wish to learn how to build a single band transceiver.
And later use it on the air.
The bitx in various kits and individual mods has been build by thousands of hams world wide, so this way easy bitx is a perfect kit for newbies.
The complete kit can be purchased from our website.
Presently we are shipping world wide with DHL Express.
Robert’s uBITX QRP transceiver kit with fire red chassis.
Many thanks to
my buddy, Robert Gulley (AK3Q), who shares the following announcement from his blog : All Things Radio
I have posted two new articles in the
Reviews and How-Tos section. These were both previously published in The Spectrum Monitor magazine earlier this year.
The first article deals with buying used and new equipment, while the other article is a review of the uBITX QRP transceiver. Thanks go to Ken Reitz for graciously allowing these to be posted after their initial publication!
And thank you, Robert!
Readers, I highly recommend both of these articles. In his used equipment guide, Robert makes practical suggestions for navigating the world of pre-owned radio gear and shares some important tips. His uBITX QRP Transceiver article is essential reading for anyone who has considered building this incredibly affordable kit.
Many thanks to Robert Gulley (AK3Q) who notes that Black Cat Systems has developed a simple 22 meter beacon kit. The price is $20 shipped! A few details:
The kit includes the PCB and components, including a custom programmed microcontroller that will continuously transmit the ID / callsign of your choice, up to 8 characters, at about 13 wpm.
Small size – just 2 7/8 by 1 1/2 inches. Easy to build, just a few components, all through hole, no surface mount.
When ordering you note your callsign/ID to send and it will be pre-programmed.
Black Cat Systems has all kit details including full instructions on their website (
click here to read).
If you like the idea of building a beacon, you must also check out the beacon
Dave (AA7EE) built recently–a true work of art!