Category Archives: KD1JV digital display

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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Finishing touches

It’s time to put the stickers on the box. One thing I really like about this kit is the pre-drilled box and the hole for the digital display and the labels.  I am not at all a fan of the … Continue reading

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Bitx20 transmit oddities continue

It’s been a few days with no updates on the blog but I’ve been VERY active in my downstairs lab.  Unfortunately, my Bitx20 is still having some problems. I have gotten a wealth of information from the bitx20 Yahoo group … Continue reading

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Continued low Bitx TX; digital display started

I’m not sure I’m satisfied yet with the output of the rig.  Maybe it’s fine and I’m just ignorant of how these SSB homebrew rigs operate, but something seems wrong when the needle on the power meter only gets to … Continue reading

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