CVARS K7PG  

     CVARS    K7PG
  The Chehalis Valley
 Amateur Radio Society
A  501(c)(3) Non-profit

     ARRL special service club
 
 
 
Electronics Workshop - January 28, 2021

Time & Location:

Topics:
  1. Panadapters
  2. Battery Chargers
  3. Potpourri

Notes:
Panadapters
  1. "Using a Software Defined Radio As a Panadapter," Dave Core, K8WDA: http://k4co.org/MiscDocuments/SDR_Panadapter.pdf 
  2. "A Panadapter for Your Transceiver or Receiver," Jim Kocsis, WA9PYH, QST February 2017, pg. 34-38; also available at: https://radioaficion.com/cms/what-is-a-panadapter/ 
  3. Elecraft Add-on Panadapter": https://elecraft.com/products/px3-panadapter-for-kx3 
  4. "RTL-SDR As A Cheap Panadapter": https://www.rtl-sdr.com/rtl-sdr-as-a-cheap-panadapter/ 
  5. IF buffer/amplifier: https://www.tspelettronica.com/en/2020/06/17/iface-if-tap-pat-interface/ 
  6. "Panoramic Adapter Tap Board," http://huprf.com/huprf/pat-board/ 
    Based on the British Radcom article, a copy of which is available at: http://huprf.com/huprf/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/PAT-Radcom-14.pdf
  7. "Add a software defined radio (SDR) to your transceiver to make a 'real-time' panadapter": https://www.qsoshack.com/transceiver-sdr-panadapter-how-to-guide/
  8. Yaesu FT DX 3000 has a buffered 1st IF (9 MHz) RCA output jack.

Battery Chargers:
  1. "Battery Charging Tutorial": http://www.chargingchargers.com/tutorials/charging.html 
  2. "Lead Acid Battery Charger Circuits": https://www.homemade-circuits.com/high-current-10-to-20-amp-automatic/ 

Potpourri:
  1. "End Fed Half-Wave Antennas - Tips and Tricks": https://youtu.be/PKJ77POxQdE 
  2. "Explaining End Fed Half Wave Antennas & Experimentation": https://youtu.be/hdTXQ9W_VsQ 
  3. "Tilt-Over Crank-Up Antenna Mast": https://youtu.be/mynik3R4ySU 

Reference:
  1. QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo March 13-14, 2021: https://www.qsotodayhamexpo.com/ 
    The speaker and topics list can be accessed at: https://www.qsotodayhamexpo.com/speakers.html 

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