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I was asked for some details on how I built my enclosure for QCX. Want to
share it public, so everybody who is interested can read it.
I made it similar to PD7MAA:
Bougth enclosure here:
Jackets and push buttons are not on the PCB, but placed into the enclosure
Pushbuttons are from reichelt.de, T 250A RT.
Potentiometer and encoder are those coming with the kit.
I use 4 push buttons: Left and right button as in the original kit, center
button instead of the button of the encoder, and a fourth button instead
of the micro switch. I use the later when tuning my ATU.
I bent the legs of the 7805 so that it is very close to the side wall of
the enclosure; then I pressed a piece of plug's plastic housing between
the 7805 and the display board in order to press the 7805 against the
enclosure wall (as a heat sink). You can see this in the image, top left.
For making the cut out for the display, I used a tool similar to Dremel +
5 of these: reichelt.de, PROXXON 28810 . This created a lot of dust ;/
For removing the edges inside the enclosure I used a bit similar to this:
reichelt.de : PROXXON 28759
The images might give an impression of the result.
Hope it helps someone.