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It is not finished yet. Have to wind the VFO coil (50 turns on such a small core) do the bi- and trifilar windings, acquire material for assembling the heatsinks to the pa, …..
The kit is waiting in a empty ice cream box om my desk, I see it everyday and almost everyday I say to myself that I have to finish it 🙂
Looks good so far. I built one last year and really enjoy getting on the air with it, as I’m sure you will too. I built mine and put it into an old CB enclosure, it can be seen at http://www.geocities.com/n2uhc_3/bitx20a.html. I highly recommend using some kind of frequency display with it. Hendricks has a neat one called the Digital Display, which is simple but made almost entirely of surface mount parts.
I think that I have seen your enclosure via the Yahoo-group. I’m planning to build me a frequency counter with a small 1×16 character display and a PIC.
But last months I made no progress. Have to wind the trifilar transformator and the finals…