Received my copy of NCJ yesterday with a NICE write up from one of
the beta testers. Looks like the rig is well worth the wait!!!
--- In Elecraft_K3@..., "Eric C. Swartz"
out of time. So you can blame this delay in status on me (and theSeptember
17th. The K3 shipping date is now primarily determined by delaysin K3
part deliveries, PC boards and completed assemblies from ourvendors.
The remaining handful of delayed parts are scheduled to arrive thisin
this category, but it only takes one part not arriving (or arrivingscreened
K3 chassis parts. Final K3 sheet metal is now scheduled to arrivein
Aptos on Friday.over
the last four weeks thrashing out the K3's design, assembly manualand
operational features. (Thanks guys!) Wayne, Lyle and the rest ofour
engineering team have been working 7 day weeks incorporating theField
Tester's suggestions and making sure the K3 meets theirexpectations
and hopefully yours. We've field tested the first release of theK3.
It was released to production last month and is one of the bestgain
levels and has two stages of internal AGC, along with threeseparate
widths of blanking. The net result is that I have been able toremove
almost anything my local power company, electric fences and noisyof
the DSP NB, we have a formidable tool for interference reduction.(The
hardware and DSP noise blankers can be used simultaneously toreduce a
wide range of pulse type interference.)them
in preparation for their inclusion in K3 kits and assembled units.So
far we have received, or will receive this week, initial shipmentsof
a number of the K3 board assemblies, including the front panel,mixer,
audio and digital I/O, PLL, crystal filter and transverter I/Oboards.
K3 shipping here on the Elecraft list and on our web page. We'llalso
be posting the pre-release version of the K3 assembly manual on our