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having fun with RF

A radio is born!

July 19, 2013 By: Chris G7DDN Category: Club, Fun, News

Wythall Radio Club member Barry M0DGQ is not one for sitting around idly in his hobby. Most club members know Barry as one of the leading lights in our Morse Code revolution, but he is also well known in Wythall Radio Club and indeed around the UK, for his construction exploits.

His latest “bit of fun” is  a new Morse Code transceiver, primarily for use on holidays. It is small and lightweight, thus making it ideal for air travel. Covering the 40m, 20m and 10m Amateur bands, it is capable of a full 20 watts output power – a very useful amount given its design brief.

With full CW break-in and a measured 1 microvolt sensitivity, this represents a fantastic piece of kit.  Listen out for Barry this summer – you may well be working him on a radio he built himself!