Jan 26, 2015

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Jan 25, 2015

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Jan 24, 2015

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Jan 20, 2015

Exciting news - KX3 ordered

I'm excited to announce that I have just placed my order for a brand new Elecraft KX3 transceiver.

I'll definitely do an un-boxing video when it arrives and you can see that on my YouTube channel: The Radio Hobbyist.

Here is the radio-

And here is my wife's reaction-

Elecraft KX3 Features:

Ultra-portable, all-band/all-mode high-performance transceiver for home, mobile, or field use.
  • 160-6 meters (2 m with KX3-2M module)
  • SSB/CW/DATA/AM/FM modes; 10 W+ PEP (100 W with KXPA100 amp)
  • 1.7" x 3.5" x 7.4" (4.3 x 8.9 x 18.8 cm); only 1.5 pounds (0.7 kg)
  • Current drain as low as 150 mA; internal battery (8 AA cells, any type)
  • Advanced DSP provides dual watch, noise reduction, noise blanking, autonotch, stereo audio effects, audio peaking filter (APF)
  • Software-defined radio (SDR) architecture plus optional roofing filters
  • Operates in data modes (PSK31/RTTY) with or without a PC
  • Includes RX I/Q sound-card outputs; works with PC RS232 or USB ports; free firmware upgrades
  • Options: internal wide-range antenna tuner (KXAT3), interal NiMH battery charger (KXBC3), dual roofing filter module (KXFL3), attached high-performance keyer paddle (KXPD3), internal 2-meter module (KX3-2M), MH3 compact hand mic with UP/DN buttons, KXPA100/KXAT100 100-W amplifier and ATU

Jan 19, 2015

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Jan 11, 2015

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Dec 18, 2014

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Dec 13, 2014

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