Re: K5DNL RF-LED Pwr Indicator

Greg Derda

Ken - Yep, I opened the image in another program so I could blow it up
a tad, and i see your setup - thanks! I plan to use a DDS on my next
BITX and will definitely be looking at your mod for that - thanks


On Feb 7, 2008, at 3:19 PM, kwroberson wrote:

Greg , Hello , I also built mine ugly style next to the RF output
coax connector and ran a single wire to the LED on the front panel.
U may be able to see mine in the photo with the cover off, its
in the back left corner. 73 Ken K5DNL

--- In BITX20@..., Greg Derda <gderda@...> wrote:
> Upon following Ken's (K5DNL) post about his Norcal DDS schematic
> his Photos folder), I took an interest in his little LED Power
> Indicator circuit. I also couldn't help but notice how nice his
> BITX20a rig turned out, and I especially liked his front panel
> to mine ;->)!.
> Anyway, I whipped together a little LED Power Indicator last night,
> hooked it up, and "IT WORKS GREAT"! What a nifty little addition!
> I have a question though, considering that I haven't made a contact
> with the rig since this addition - do I need to shield it? I built
> mine ugly style on a little 1/2 x 1-1/2 inch PCB that is soldered
> directly to the back of the SO-238, with a two-conductor ribbon
> running to the LED on the front panel. In other words, is RF going
> radiate from it?
> Thanks,
> Greg
> ki4mmm

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