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Frog Sounds QRP HAM Kit

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I just completed building the “Frog Sounds HAM Radio QRP Kit Telegraph CW Transceiver Receiver Radio Station V3” available on Ebay for $15 shipped from China. Some notes on this kit: The instructions are terrible. ¬†Some are in Chinese. You will definitely need some kind of magnifying glass or goggles to differentiate the values of […]

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Ultimate3 WSPR transmitter kit

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I have built the WSPR kit that I purchased from the Net – it is working and my signal is being picked up by WSPR trackers in a 500 mile radius on 40m. I expect that to improve tonight. The kit was fairly advanced for me but I am (was) a beginner before this kit […]

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Operating from Hains Point

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Brought my radio, 20m ham stick and a bottle of wine (shh) down to the DC waterfront and operated mobile for an hour or so just around sunset.¬† Beautiful night. Tried to break through the Desecheo Island dxpedition pileup with no success. Still a beautiful night. That is the ‘pirate ship’ steaming by, it is […]