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The YouKits HB1B four band transceiver now available at Ten-Tec

YouKits HB1B Four Band QRP TransceiverJim Wharton (NO4A) announced on QRP-L this morning that Ten-Tec has received their first shipment of  YouKits HB1B four band QRP transceivers and they are ready for sale. Ten-Tec is the exclusive distributor for for the Canadian company YouKits, hence will honor all warranties. The HB1B is not a kit, in fact it is fully assembled and ready for use.

Click here to view/purchase the YouKits HB1B at Ten-Tec.

HB1B Description (Courtesy of Ten-Tec)

HB1B Four Band CW QRP Transceiver

Come enjoy the fun of QRP operation with this simple, light weight, palm of your hand, trail friendly quad band transceiver.

TEN-TEC is the exclusive U.S. distributor for the YouKits brand.

The YouKits HB1B covers 80-40-30-20 meter amateur bands.

It is a fully assembled transceiver using the latest SMT technology.

Receives SSB & CW. Transmits CW only.


  • Bright easy to read LCD display informs you of frequency, mode, supply voltage, S meter, RIT and more
  • BNC RF connector
  • Sensitivity (typical) .8 micro volts. MDS .2 micro volts
  • Transmitter power, 5 watts (typical)
  • Powerful DDS electronic synthesizers allow 3.2-16 MHz general coverage receive.
  • Convenient 30 frequency memory storage
  • Includes internal battery holders for Lithium batteries. An external (optional) 12 to 14 VDC regulated power supply may also be used.
  • Easily adjustable tuning steps for both Amateur bands and general short wave listening.
  • Low current consumption: About 60 mA on receive or about 800 mA on transmit depending on supply voltage
  • Built in adjustable keyer with automatic CQ and call sign insertion for memory keying.
  • Use with straight key or your favorite key paddle.
  • Adjustable 4 pole crystal filter, 400Hz to 3KHz continuousely adjustable.
  • 8 ohm headphone output (requires stereo plug). No internal speaker.
  • RIT (receive incremental tuning) allows for 10Hz or 100 Hz tuning
  • Power Plug- 2.1mm ID x 5.5mm OD with center positive. The Radio Shack part number for an equivalent is 274-1567. They come in a two pack for $3.29.
  • An optional Lithium battery pack R9411 is available, requires slight modification to the radio.
  • Size: 5.2” X 3.4” X 1.4” (not including knobs)
  • Weight: 14 oz (not including batteries)