Archive for the 'Radios' Category

Noisy Kenwood TM-D710A Microphone

Exploded view of the Kenwood TM-D710 microphone

My Kenwood TM-D710A microphone (Model MC-59) is producing crackling and intermittent, poor audio so I took a peak inside to have a look around.

Elecraft KX3 Heatsink

The PAE-Kx31 & the parts it replaces.

The Elecraft KX3 heatsink modification improves digital performance and extends reliability for all modes.

Baofeng UV-5R HT – Low Cost, High Value

The Baofeng UV-5R provides modest quality with a low price yielding high value. This HT can literally be a Christmas stocking stuffer.

1.9 kHz SSB Filter for Icom IC-746

Installing a 1.9 kHz SSB Filter in an Icom IC-746.

Elecraft K2 Building Tips

Elecraft K2 Building Tips

New QRP Radio Now Includes Spiffy Case has introduced the next model of their famous DC-xx series, the DX-xxB where xx = 20, 30 or 40 meters. These are single frequency QRP units that are easy to build and fun. The QRPeanut Can transceiver featured on HamHelpDesk uses a DC-40A unit. This easy to build QRP transceiver is a single channel […]

QRPeanut Can Transceiver

When QRP and Peanut Cans collide…

Turning AGC Off Helps Kenwood TS-2000 CW

Here is a tip to reduce noise receiving CW on a Kenwood TS-2000 transceiver.