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Author Topic: Its never been cheaper to get into Ham Radio! 3 to 30Mhz Xcvr for $109 US  (Read 213 times)

caulktel

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This announced over the weekend. Of course I ordered one.

http://www.hfsignals.com/index.php/ubitx/

Joel
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Re: Its never been cheaper to get into Ham Radio! 3 to 30Mhz Xcvr for $109 US
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2017, 11:05:14 AM »
Wow!  Fully built and tested surface mount boars!
Nice find.

No mention of current draw in Rx, but just looking at the board and circuitry it can't be bad.

I'd be ordering one right now, but I'm literally 3 projects behind right now ::) and promised myself I wouldn't buy another kit until I got at least 2 of these done :-\

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Re: Its never been cheaper to get into Ham Radio! 3 to 30Mhz Xcvr for $109 US
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2017, 11:05:17 AM »
Hi Bob,

I found this from Ashhar Farhan himself regarding power consumption:

"Rx draws 150 ma on zero volume. It can go up to 200 ma on peaks.the tx draws south of 700ma without modulation, peaks to 2.5A on modulation."

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Re: Its never been cheaper to get into Ham Radio! 3 to 30Mhz Xcvr for $109 US
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2017, 04:09:17 PM »
Joel, thanks!  Those are very reasonable power numbers.  This rig is looking more attractive every time I look at it.