$3.50 Ham Transceiver Kit

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  • Any SoCal hams (local pickup in Tustin) in need of some QRP projects?

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Heathkit-HW-7-and-HW-8-Parts-Units/122123160448
    "When you make a thing, a thing that is new, it is so complicated making it that it is bound to be ugly. But those that make it after you, they don’t have to worry about making it. And they can make it pretty, and so everybody can like it when others make it after you."

    - Pablo Picasso
  • Assembled in a case for $8. Even has a bridge rectifier on the power input, so...

    do not worry about the positive and negative reversed losses.

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Assembled-9-13-8V-S-PIXIE-CW-QRP-Shortwave-Radio-Transceiver-7-023Mhz-With-Case/381857096109

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    "When you make a thing, a thing that is new, it is so complicated making it that it is bound to be ugly. But those that make it after you, they don’t have to worry about making it. And they can make it pretty, and so everybody can like it when others make it after you."

    - Pablo Picasso
  • ercoerco Posts: 18,565
    Maker Shed's $45 morse decoder has a DIY key and a 1-char alphanumeric display. Sorry Heater, US addresses only!

    https://www.makershed.com/products/telegraph-decoder-kit
    "When you make a thing, a thing that is new, it is so complicated making it that it is bound to be ugly. But those that make it after you, they don’t have to worry about making it. And they can make it pretty, and so everybody can like it when others make it after you."

    - Pablo Picasso
  • MikeDYurMikeDYur Posts: 2,175
    edited March 15 Vote Up0Vote Down
    There is six of those displays on the PPDB,
    you programming wizards can scroll some words,
    If you wanted to.
  • ercoerco Posts: 18,565
    "When you make a thing, a thing that is new, it is so complicated making it that it is bound to be ugly. But those that make it after you, they don’t have to worry about making it. And they can make it pretty, and so everybody can like it when others make it after you."

    - Pablo Picasso
  • ercoerco Posts: 18,565
    edited March 16 Vote Up0Vote Down
    Bubbly 10 year old Canadian girl does Morse code demos on 3 different keys.

    https://www.heinzstampfl.ch/en/ Stampfl

    http://www.mauritron.com/Bulgarian-Army-Morse-Key-Type-2-Ref795 Bulgarian

    http://www.i2rtf.com/keys---paddles.html Begali

    "When you make a thing, a thing that is new, it is so complicated making it that it is bound to be ugly. But those that make it after you, they don’t have to worry about making it. And they can make it pretty, and so everybody can like it when others make it after you."

    - Pablo Picasso
  • Too bad they did not use a side tone generator. From the clicks it sounded to me like maybe a Canadian call calling CQ.
    Jim
  • ercoerco Posts: 18,565
    What a sweet and lucid 93 year young lady!

    Hazel Fausak, 93, of Evansburg, AB spent three years during World War 2 working as a radio operator for Ferry Command in Montreal and Gander.

    "When you make a thing, a thing that is new, it is so complicated making it that it is bound to be ugly. But those that make it after you, they don’t have to worry about making it. And they can make it pretty, and so everybody can like it when others make it after you."

    - Pablo Picasso
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