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I agree, only ssb/cw is all is needed. Keep the quality of TX of Ubitx increasing the average output like the MFJ ssb transceivers.
Il 27/apr/2018 03:14, "Tim Gorman" <tgorman2@...
> ha scritto:
I wouldn't even care about AM. AM operation greatly increases the
complexity of thermal design. SSB would be all I would want -
especially with a good receiver!
On Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:00:38 -0500
"Ken Hansen" <ken@...> wrote:
> I understand the motivation, but the Chinese are mass-producing dual
> band HTs for less than $30 delivered to your door, and the Japanese
> are producing higher-quality units starting at about $120, how much
> of a premium over these off-the-shelf solutions are you willing to
> pay to build your own VHF radio? Are you hoping for SSB operation or
> Personally, I'd love to see an extremely simple version of the old
> Heathkit Two'er lunchbox that handles either SSB or AM on 2 Meters
> for under $40 all-in, as a fun club build, but I suspect I'm alone on
> that desire...
> I think it would be fun to have a local net based on low-cost radios
> and antennas so small no HOA could object to.
> Ken, N2VIP
> > On Apr 26, 2018, at 3:44 PM, freefuel@... wrote:
> > my attention has turned to building a single band rig for 2 meters
> > and I am curious who might also be interested in such a device. my
> > initial plan is to build the main circuit board the identical size
> > of the uBITX and later reduce it to within the confines of the
> > common 20 by 4 line LCD character display. in an attempt to build
> > this as a Handi Talkie rig.
> > -Justin N2TOH