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JS8 Ragchew vs. Heartbeat

Post Updated 9/9/21 to address comments both here and on Facebook that had some great points! While monitoring JS8 on 40 meters I saw a QSO in progress that seemed to be going nicely, a ...
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BITX Rebuild Update and Exciting News!

Just a quick update on the BITX rebuild. You'll notice that I'm not calling it a BITX40 anymore. And, there's some exciting news I'd like to share about a neat new placing you'll be seeing ...
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Prototyping with Corrugated Plastic and Hot Glue

While taking a look at the latest Solder Smoke Blog posts, I ran into This Post where Bill mentions how much he loves using a wood board- so much so that he might not even ...
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BITX40 Rebuild Part 3: Back On The Air!

In the July 2020 update, I made mention that my BITX40 BITX'd the dust, so to speak. Receive worked, but transmit failed. In Part 1 of the BITX40 Rebuild series I talked about the history ...
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ATU-10 QRP Auto-Tuner emerges. And, a uSDX killer?

If go to Ebay or any of the numerous importing websites, you'll find kits under the name "ATU-100 by N7DDC" such as the screenshot shown to the right or here on Amazon. That's great, but ...
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