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
I received the final PCB prototypes for the UKA-3 kits this afternoon. Very nice work from a new PCB supplier! Now to finish the manual and the cabinet CNC programming, while waiting on the production boards…
The final prototype PCB – note plated slots for the power connector, instead of big round holes.
. . . → Read More: UKA-3 PCB progress report
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
To all of you in the US — Happy Independence Day! I hope you all have safe and enjoyable Fourth. If last night was any indication, I believe we’ve collectively bought enough fireworks to keep the Chinese economy going for another few months.
I will be making the Universal Keying Adapter (UKA-3) kit available for . . . → Read More: July 2011 HamGadgets news
UPDATE: I added a second LED indicator for power, and a push-type power switch. There is also an on-board jumper option for the output configuration, as well as a few other new improvements.
I am happy to announce that I have a working prototype of the new UKA-3 kit! I will be offering this kit . . . → Read More: NEW PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT: UKA-3
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
I know everyone is waiting for ID-O-Matic IIs, but not yet. However, I do have UKA-2 boards available, assembled and tested. Just pick that option (there’s a drop-down box at the bottom of the item page) when ordering.
Of course I also have PicoKeyer-Plus kits available assembled and tested. Oh, and I fixed a problem . . . → Read More: More assembled units available
Things have been crazy busy around here for a few weeks now. I’m trying to keep caught up on shipping orders, but to be honest I am frequently falling a couple of days behind – so if your order doesn’t ship immediately, I apologize in advance.
I will soon be shipping Rev B of the . . . → Read More: Status Update
Today I finally received new UKA-2 boards. I changed the power input connector from the old RCA jack to the new 2.5mm/5mm barrel connector, commonly found on many “wall wart” type power supplies. It’s also the same connector used on the MK-1, and of course I have listed a matching power cable on the web . . . → Read More: A new UKA-2 board design