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Re: HT-1A magic modification

Adam Rong
 

Press and hold a secret key and power on. Check the splash screen for HT-1a instead of HT-1A and now you are good to transmit on 10MHz band before power off.

The spur and sensitivity of 10MHz is not the best, so use it at your own risk.

Thanks,
Adam

Re: HT-1A magic modification

K9DRP
 

Yes!

73,

Don, K9DRP

HT-1A magic modification

Adam Rong
 

Folks,

It is a HT-1A!
https://bbs7.sekkaku.net/bbs/upfile/qrp--1566139551-675-497-470-111.jpg

You want to know how?

Thanks,
Adam

Comparison table of FT8 capable QRP radios by JL1KRA

Adam Rong
 

Folks,

It is in Japanese, but you can figure out the major spec difference among our D4D and the other two radios. Thanks to the efforts from JL1KRA.
https://bbs7.sekkaku.net/bbs/upfile/qrp--1566059680-704-519.jpg

Our D4D is a simple radio kit for greater fun building, operating and modifying.

Thanks,
Adam

Re: D4D 20m kit for sale

bleepingbeep
 

The kit has been sold.

Jerry AA6KI

Re: D4D 20m kit for sale

Bryan Brauer
 

I will take it.  Is it pristine? How do I pay?
Bryan B. Brauer, PE
Consulting Engineer


On Sun, Aug 18, 2019 at 7:22 AM bleepingbeep <bleepingbeep@...> wrote:
Thanks for that comment, Adam.  The kit looks very nice indeed, but I recently did a reality check.  Too many unbuilt kits on my hands, that's all.

Jerry AA6KI

Re: D4D low power output

Nicholas Triantafyllou
 

Re-wound the toroid and all working perfectly :-)

Re: D4D 20m kit for sale

bleepingbeep
 

Thanks for that comment, Adam.  The kit looks very nice indeed, but I recently did a reality check.  Too many unbuilt kits on my hands, that's all.

Jerry AA6KI

Re: D4D 20m kit for sale

Adam Rong
 

35 USD would be quite good price as I have raised shipping.

On Sun, Aug 18, 2019 at 9:59 PM bleepingbeep <bleepingbeep@...> wrote:
Still available.  A guy said he would take it, but  he disappeared into the woodwork and has not responded to my email.



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Thanks,
Adam Rong

Re: D4D 20m kit for sale

bleepingbeep
 

Still available.  A guy said he would take it, but  he disappeared into the woodwork and has not responded to my email.

Shipping and service policy change

Adam Rong
 

Folks,

I've updated the web site to show the change of the shipping and service policy. Please view:
http://crkits.com

Thanks,
Adam

Re: D4D 20m kit for sale

Jimmy Capizzi
 

Is this sold?

Re: New shipping rule

Adam Rong
 

Ian,

Thanks for the attention. I shipped by ePacket. The introduction is here:
ePacket: an economy International express service operated by China Postal Express&Logistics in cooperation with partner posts to ship cross-border e-commerce light-weight products weighing up to 2kg. ePacket items are injected into the light-weight network of the destination post for local delivery after customs clearance via postal channel, featuring stable end-to-end speed of 7-10 working days and preferential rate.

The tracking information is here:
https://auspost.com.au/mypost/track/#/details/LL607298449CN

If you click on the tracking history, you will know the detail:
Shipped July 23
Arrive Sydney Aug 7
Left Sydney Aug 11
Delivered at QTH in West Australia near Perth Aug 16

The total shipping time is 24 days. We can see customs delay for about 4 days. The customer ordered an ARDF receiver a few weeks ago and the shipping time is very similar, about 3 weeks.

Conclusion:
1. ePacket is still a lower priority shipping and it will wait in queue for flight. EMS will be higher priority.
2. The customer is a returning customer and placed a bigger order and was anxious to build the kit but the shipping experience is still the same.

Thanks,
Adam

Thanks,
Adam

On Sat, Aug 17, 2019 at 4:43 AM <gm0sim@...> wrote:
I wonder if you will get an apology if things turn up in Oz having been delayed by their customs or just a postal screw up across there?

All the best and thanks for all the good work Adam.


regards - Ian gm0sim



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Adam Rong

Re: New shipping rule

gm0sim@...
 

I wonder if you will get an apology if things turn up in Oz having been delayed by their customs or just a postal screw up across there?

All the best and thanks for all the good work Adam.


regards - Ian gm0sim

Re: New shipping rule

Adam Rong
 

The web site http://crkits.com is updated. My shipping agent will get rich now, hihi.

Thanks,
Adam

On Fri, Aug 16, 2019 at 11:49 PM Adam Rong via Groups.Io <rongxh=gmail.com@groups.io> wrote:
Folks,

Lesson learned. This weekend I will update the web site to default EMS shipping with higher freight 20 USD. For the returning customers with good transaction experiences, you can save money by requesting regular air shipping by email in 2 hours after order placed via PayPal. The shipping cost will be based on the actual and the extra will be partially refunded.

Both EMS and regular air shippings can be tracked. However, the regular air shipping is slower and varies within 7-30 days for most of the countries.

I hope you can understand the trouble caused, in order to improve experience.

Thanks,
Adam




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Thanks,
Adam Rong

New shipping rule

Adam Rong
 

Folks,

Lesson learned. This weekend I will update the web site to default EMS shipping with higher freight 20 USD. For the returning customers with good transaction experiences, you can save money by requesting regular air shipping by email in 2 hours after order placed via PayPal. The shipping cost will be based on the actual and the extra will be partially refunded.

Both EMS and regular air shippings can be tracked. However, the regular air shipping is slower and varies within 7-30 days for most of the countries.

I hope you can understand the trouble caused, in order to improve experience.

Thanks,
Adam

Re: D4D low power output

Adam Rong
 

It happens. One of our domestic customers also did like that. Enjoy the QSO then.

Thanks,
Adam

在 2019年8月16日,下午8:37,Nicholas Triantafyllou <nicholas.triantafyllou@...> 写道:

Thanks Adam for getting back so quickly. I have just realised what I have done wrong. When winding the transformer I did connect the middle tap incorrectly! 

Re: D4D low power output

Nicholas Triantafyllou
 

Thanks Adam for getting back so quickly. I have just realised what I have done wrong. When winding the transformer I did connect the middle tap incorrectly! 

Re: D4D low power output

Adam Rong
 

Hi Nicholas,

180mA is a bit low. I encourage you double check the transformer winding. 

Thanks,
Adam

在 2019年8月16日,上午6:19,Nicholas Triantafyllou <nicholas.triantafyllou@...> 写道:

Hi

I have recently built the D4D kit for the 40m band. The whole experience of building it was great. I have a small problem with the power output however. Even with 800mV at the input and with no modifications made so far I only get 0.8W output. The current draw is 180mA when transmitting. This is into a 50 Ohm dummy load and also into my 40m antenna that has an SWR of 1.2 at 7074Khz

I have replaced both output transistors and checked the toroid winding and all components. Is anyone experiencing similar issues?

Thanks

Nicholas - 2E0GKG

D4D low power output

Nicholas Triantafyllou
 

Hi

I have recently built the D4D kit for the 40m band. The whole experience of building it was great. I have a small problem with the power output however. Even with 800mV at the input and with no modifications made so far I only get 0.8W output. The current draw is 180mA when transmitting. This is into a 50 Ohm dummy load and also into my 40m antenna that has an SWR of 1.2 at 7074Khz

I have replaced both output transistors and checked the toroid winding and all components. Is anyone experiencing similar issues?

Thanks

Nicholas - 2E0GKG