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Jack and All,
attached 2 pix of remote display. Note that I used DuPont wires
that came as a flat-group, not the helter-skelter loose wires.
Probably helps reduce noise to some degree.
The ubitx is in an old Heathkit Frequency counter cabinet. When
fully assembled, the cabinet looks good, and has
plenty of room for add-ons, and has good cooling louvers.
I will install a fan just behind the finals. The fan will be
pulling air away from the finals, not blowing onto them.
Downside of using this case: the 12 inch Nano USB extension cable
will not reach the back panel; had to bring
it out through the front.
On 01/26/2018 08:38 AM, Jack Purdum via
news! I'm thinking of using ribbon cable and grounding every
Rod Self <km6sn@...>
Friday, January 26, 2018 11:35 AM
Re: [BITX20] remote display was Apache Case on Sale
used 6 inch Dupont wires with no shield-no
01/26/2018 06:43 AM, Jack Purdum via Groups.Io
think there are a number of people who have
moved the display away from the main board to
give them some flexibility in terms of display
placement. Evidently, some shielding is
needed, but I think I recall someone simply
wrapping the cable in foil mitigated the
problem. I'd like to hear from anyone who has
moved the display and what their experience
love the idea of a "portable field
radio" with all the controls on the
top in a watertight case like this.
I'm thinking of modeling it after a
bitX40 build I saw here, and this
case looks like the perfect size!
Is there any reason I couldn't do
that with the uBitx? It looks like
the LCD plugs directly into the
board, but would it give me noise
issues if I used a short length of
ribbon cable to move the LCD to face