Category Archives: first light

SW-40 completed and on the air!

It’s a great feeling. My thus far relatively modest journey into homebrewing had another high water point as I finally completed this QRP transceiver, and even better, made my first QSO with it out camping in the woods! The antenna … Continue reading

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Hendricks Bitx20 first light!

Let there be light!  Or at least 14 MHz SSB signals! Below is a link to some audio from the very first signals received by my Bitx20: First Light I don’t yet have a knob attached to that pesky polyvaricon … Continue reading

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