We’re not at the Dayton Hamvention this week due to numerous conflicting priorities. I’ve decided to get into the spirit of things, though, and offer some Dayton specials! Check the web site for reduced prices on most items. The specials are good through the weekend – OR until I run out, in a few cases.
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I’m happy to announce that I have the new and improved UKA-3 kits in stock. I have a batch of cabinets on order and will have those ready to ship later in the week, so if you order one now with the cabinet it may be a few days before it ships.
The new kits . . . → Read More: UKA-3+ Kits available!
Good news for people who have been waiting for the UKA-3: It’s coming back! I have a few prototype boards and should have kits ready some time in mid to late May. The revised kit will use the same 1/8″ (3.5mm) stereo jack as the new UKA-2 for both the high and low input signals. . . . → Read More: UKA-3 status update
Back by popular demand, I have a few new and improved UKA-2 kits — and will have more soon.
The new kit is the same size and shape as the older one. The biggest change is the new input arrangement, Rather than two RCA inputs, there’s a 3.5mm stereo jack. Sleeve is ground, tip is . . . → Read More: The new UKA-2 is available to order!
I delayed this a few days so no one would think anything is an April fool’s joke.
Early last week I received a packet of prototype circuit boards and did some soldering. I can now say with a fair degree of certainty that a couple of things will be happening in April:
I will . . . → Read More: April HamGadgets News
This one is very late coming, but it’s been pretty busy here!
I was out of PicoKeyer kits for a while back in February due to delays in getting the PIC chips from suppliers. I’m back up and running now, with kits ready to ship and all backorders caught up. Along the way, I did . . . → Read More: March HamGadgets News
If you have an unbuilt UKA-3 kit, please take note:
The build instructions, PCB silkscreen markings and schematic in the current manual all show diode D7 reversed. If you are building your UKA-3 for DC-only operation, install diode D7 in the opposite direction from that shown on the silkscreened marking. I will be updating the . . . → Read More: UKA-3 Errata
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
Wherever you are, I hope the weather is better for you than it is here! This morning started out with rain, then progressed to ice pellets, then what i can only call “snow blobs” falling from the sky. I think we’re back to rain now, but it surely has made a mess of the leaves . . . → Read More: November 2011 HamGadgets News
I know some of you have been patiently waiting for your UKA-3 kit. And I thank you for that!
After receiving the final prototype, I discovered a couple of minor changes I needed to make. One trace was omitted from the board. I also need to adjust the values of two resistors — the power . . . → Read More: UKA-3 Update