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Current Status

CALL: OH3SPNBAND: 40PWR: ~30WANT: dipoleMODES: JS8CALL, FT8/4 & SSB Voice The station currently consists of a Hermes Lite 2 SDR with ~70W kit-built linear amplifier, situated in the cellar and remotely operated via network from the main office/shack upstairs. Due … Continue reading

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70W HF Linear Amplifier Project

Whilst very happy with the performance of the Hermes SDR, I’ve been considering a matching HF linear to provide a moderate (6-9dB) increase in output power. I have ideas about operating portable using battery power; ~50W seems a nice balance … Continue reading

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Amplifier PTT Buffer Schematic

I’ve been keying my KW1000 linear using a relay to buffer the FT847.  The FT847 closed a 12V circuit across the relay and the relay in turn keyed whatever voltage/current the linear requires.  The relay in the KW1000 is old, large … Continue reading

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Swan 1200X and KW1000

After spending the xmas holiday converting my noisy poor performing end fed random wire to a resonant 40/30m fan dipole I decided 2015 would finally be the year I invest in a linear amplifier. This would be primarily for home … Continue reading

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