4 Comments on “BITX20 status”

  1. Looks like a nice neat kit. I have heard a lot about this transceiver from the soldersmoke web site.

    Have you managed to finish it yet and try it on the air?

    Neil

  2. 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 🙂

    Joost

  3. 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.

    1. 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…

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