A transmit converter (and amplifier) for 630 and 2200 meters

KA7OEI has a great write-up on building a transmit converter for 630 and 2200 meters: As the name implies, a transmit converter takes another frequency – such as that produced by a conventional HF transceiver – and converts it to another frequency.  In my case I use an FT-817 – a low-power (5 watt) all-mode, […]

Trio JR-310 and TX-310 restoration project

Dilshan Jayakody did restoration of TX-310 transmitter and JR-310 receiver step-by-step: I got Trio (now Kenwood) JR-310 and TX-310 SSB receiver and transmitter pair recently. When it comes to me both receiver and transmitter are in very bad shape and most of the PCBs and chassis are covered with dust and some of the components are very […]

Portable software defined transceiver: Transmitter

Jason has been working on a portable software defined transceiver design for the past year. Every day this week he’ll discuss a different part of the hardware in a series of guest posts. You can chat with the designer in the forum.  Today’s post is about the transmitter. The transmitter portion of a transceiver is […]

Massive DIY video game, controller, more

Chris made a mutant video game controller, console, and more, all wrapped up in a small project box. Check out the list of features: Propeller Board USB, Net Server, BlueSmirf Bluetooth, X-bee, DeadOn RTC, Lipo and onboard charger, On board USB-FTDI-Serial for both Prop and LCD,  4 gigs of SD card space (2 cards), IR […]