Accessories

A cheap DIY dummy load using wire wound power resistors


This article describes how I assembled a cheap dummy load using a pair of 100 Ω / 50 W wire wound resistors and why that wasn't the best idea.

Micro Build Report: QRPMe Two Tinned Tunas (EZ Build)


The QRPme Two Tinned Tunas is a rock-bound CW (morse) transmitter building kit made by OM Rex Harper, W1REX. Pictures from assembly by OE5LXR.

Micro Build Report: QRPMe Tuna Tunah


The QRPme Tuna Tunah is a switched inductor antenna tuner building kit made by OM Rex Harper, W1REX. Pictures from assembly by OE5LXR.

Sota Antennas #1: Multi-Band Inverted-Vee Trapped Dipole


Article about my primary SOTA antenna which is a multi-band (20/30/40) inverted-vee trapped dipole with over 100 successful activations.

Micro Build Report: Hardrock HF-50 HF Amplifier


This micro build report describes my impressions of the build and operational usage of the HobbyPCB Hardrock HF-50 HF amplifier.

How to interface your Yaesu FT-817ND/FT-818 radio with a Hardrock-50 HF amplifier


A Yaesu FT-817ND hardrock interface allows automatic band switching of the Hardrock-50 HF amplifier via FT-817ND and FT-818.

Yaesu FT-817ND/FT-818 PowerPole Adapter


The YAESU FT-817ND PowerPole Adapter protects against dangerous mechanical stress exerted on the DC input connector when operating portable.