If you’re waiting to see us in Dayton this year, I hate to disappoint you but we won’t be there. Our youngest son graduates college that weekend, so we’re going to miss the Hamvention this year. However, I’m going to make it really easy to feel like you got a Hamvention-grade deal! From now through . . . → Read More: May HamGadgets news – and a sale!
Those of you who follow these blog posts & newsletters may have noticed that there was no February post. We returned from our vacation to start working our way through a huge pile of orders, thanks to a very nice QST review of the PicoKeyer-Plus kit. Along the way I ran out of cabinets… then . . . → Read More: March HamGadgets News
Happy New Year! I hope 2011 was a good year for all of you, and I hope that 2012 will be even better. I want to thank every one of you for helping to make the past few years very interesting and enjoyable.
Looking back on 2011, it was a pretty good year for HamGadgets. . . . → Read More: January 2012 HamGadgets News
Boy, did I ever screw up!!
I spent all that time updating the ID-O-Matic II manual. I added some features in firmware V3.3, like the fact that you can now specify a Morse character for the courtesy beep instead of just a single beep. I added a pin layout diagram for kit builders who aren’t . . . → Read More: New ID-O-Matic II Manual – use it!!
It’s that time of year again — time to start getting your shack ready for the long winter operating season. Due to having had some house painters around with their really tall ladders, it’s looking like I may even be able to get a functioning antenna in the air this year!
I’ve sold . . . → Read More: October HamGadgets News
Summer is drawing to a close, the kids are back in school, and the weather is cooling off. Time to put down some grass seed, finish up some yard projects and start planning for the winter’s ham radio activity!
There’s no better time than now to start thinking about your winter projects and operating. . . . → Read More: September HamGadgets News
Summer heat is upon us in full force… July was HOT here! The first few days of August have been quite warm and humid as well. Of course along with the usual summer activities there’s been a fair amount of development going on. I’ll try to be brief and recap the latest news.
I had . . . → Read More: August HamGadgets News
It’s an incredibly busy month here! If you will be in Dayton for the 2011 Hamvention, please stop by and see us in booth 482. We’re right down the aisle between ARRL and Begali, not hard to find – and there are pretzels close by! We’ll have special Hamvention discounts, plenty of kits and MasterKeyers . . . → Read More: May HamGadgets News
The release of firmware version 1.30 for the MK-1 has been quite successful. There does, however, appear to be an issue with the AMP OUT signal when used with some contest loggers. I am working on that problem now, and will announce the fix once it’s available.
I recently began shipping new firmware for the . . . → Read More: April HamGadgets News
I have made some changes to the ID-O-Matic II manual. The new manual is dated 2/20/2011, and can be downloaded from the Documentation & Manuals page. Some of the changes include:
Added section to document receiver audio muting (supported in firmware 3.2) Added section on reducing CWID audio levels Minor component changes in new kits . . . → Read More: New ID-O-Matic Firmware and Manual