NDB / Navtex Rx with QRP Labs modules #qlg #synth #polyphase #rcvr #vfo
Brian - VA7BBG
I wanted to free up my IC7000 for "real" work so I purchased a few kits / modules from QRP Labs hoping to build a dedicated NDB / Navtex (and/or DGPS) receiver.
The result is a GPS disciplined VFO driving the receiver module LO. Using USB (polyphase for now) into my laptop with Spectran or YaND software. Tied it all together today and it works great! Now to find a case to put it in ...
Thanks to Hans and crew for a fine job, great manuals and (though I did not need it thankfully) great troubleshooting docs as well. Each kit assembled without problems and functioned as advertised the first time power was applied.
What worked for me ... none of this is magic (or hard) and most has been said before:
I really like these kits! A QCX (or three) are definitely on the wishlist.
Thanks again Hans!