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New $25 keyer kit

Another cool project kit from 4STATEQRP - a keyer and paddle you build yourself!   And it's only $25:Speed: 5 to 50 WPM, adjustable    Standby Current: Less than 1 microamp     Paddle tension and spacing fully adjustable     Low Part Count: Only 19 total electrical components     LED Keying Monitor  &nbs...  READ MORE

W9RAN
04/20/2022
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Preppcomm MMX and DMX CW Transceivers

Here's something you don't find every day - a truly unique product offering that is aimed at the least experienced hams - those who don't know Morse.      PREPPCOMM MORSE CODE TRANSCEIVERIt's a QRP CW rig with a really good decoder, which makes working CW the equivalent of texting.  Their taglline "Morse Code for the rest of us" pretty much sums up what the product is all...  READ MORE

W9RAN
04/18/2022
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Novice Declaration of Independence

Even though it was customary to tune around the band after calling CQ, the bane of every Novice was being stuck on the frequency of whatever crystal(s) they happened to have.    Oh, for the ability to turn the dial on a VFO and zero right in on that new state or country!Micro-Comm of  Cupertino CA, “the birthplace of new ideas in Novice Communications” - solved that  problem ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
03/23/2022
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CBLA

Those who remember tearing apart old TV sets for parts no doubt remember the real gem buried inside the older color sets:  an 80 meter crystal!   it was tiny and wouldn't take the current a 6L6 power oscillator would put through it, but in a Pierce or solid-state circuit it worked great and crystals were to be treasured back when you only had a handful of them and no VFO!The color burst ...  READ MORE

W9RAN
02/27/2022
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Morse Code Practice on Apple Podcasts

Need some code practice?     Wish you could take advantage of odd times when you might not be near a radio, like during commutes or while waiting for appointments or getting some exercise?Daily 15 wpm code practice on Apple Podcasts could be for you.     CLICK HERE for the links.   You can also listen right on  your PC with any browser.  The...  READ MORE

W9RAN
02/03/2022
Brass Pounding
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