The is the second article in a 2 part series detailing assembly and installation of the Harbach PM-200 HV power supply board for the Heathkit SB-200.
This is Part 1 of a 2 part series showing the construction and installation of the Harbach PM-200 Replacement Power Supply in the Heathkit SB-200.
Recently I purchased a used Heathkit SB-200 amplifier from the DELARA radio club and after letting is sit on a shelf for a few months, I fired it up and immediately noticed problems. With a fair amount of troubleshooting, I discovered the HV power supply board was definitely not up to snuff.Continue reading “A New High Voltage Power Board For the Heathkit SB-200”
Other than getting a bit of rain which caused us to pack up much earlier than expected, it was an outstanding and fun day today.
We operated two stations for 3 hours and 15 minutes and made 201 contacts using the K8ES club callsign.Continue reading “8/14/2022 POTA – Delaware State Park”
Recently I was ask to put together a presentation for the Delaware Amateur Radio Association (DELARA) regarding Pan adapters. Slides are included below.Continue reading “What is a Panadapter? An in-depth look”
If you are familiar with Parks On the Air , and never performed a park activation, you are missing out. This weekend, I was involved with activating Alum Creek State Park (K-1933) along with KE8QPI, N8QL, and W8MDC. This was the first time any of us had ever performed an activation, so we considered this a “Dry-Run” to learn the ropes, hang out, and make some contacts.Continue reading “An Amazing POTA with Friends”
I had the pleasure of working with a great group of people today. Our task was to move a HyGain HG-52SS tower from the home of NZ8C and transport it 26 miles to it’s new home. In the coming months, it will be overhauled, a new base poured, and re-erected at the QTH. The skies were clear and beautiful, a nice reprieve from the cold Ohio winter.Continue reading “Adopting a HG-52SS Crank Up Tower”
A setup guide for configuring Winlink Ardop over HF
If you are new to Winlink Express, performing the initial setup can be a daunting experience. Here is a quick start guide to get you on the HF bands using Ardop Winlink.Continue reading “WinLink HF Ardop – An Illustrated Guide”
A powerful 5W digital only transmitter from QRPLabs
My build notes for a “Digital only” QRP transceiver kit for sale by QRPLabs. It operates on 80M, 40M, 30M and 20M, and comes with a built in USB Soundcard.Continue reading “Kit Building Fun – QRPLab’s QDX”