Updated the QDX to v1.04 and either the bands are better or the firmware fixes made quite a difference.
QDX band hopping like a champ !
1st QDX QSO
Time to put the QDX v3 to work… 1st QSO: Not bad for 5W: So weird to switch bands without the famous relay clacka-clacka … 🙂
QDX v3 power testing
Using the ATU-100 (that’s all I have for measuring power) and 12.2V for a supply. 80m 5.1W 60m 5.8W 40m 4.0W 30m 4.7W 20m 5.3W It’s pretty much in line with what the manual graph is showing; I would like to get more on 40m, since it’s a band I frequently use … need to…(Continue Reading)
First ever QDX v3 in Romania
Well, no, not really. Probably. Who knows? but we live in clickbait times, so ¯_(ツ)_/¯ Been following Hans’ G0UPL QCX projects for a while, but missed out on the first two batches of the QDX. WELL NOT THIS TIME! so I got one and started building it. The kit is great (not too easy, not…(Continue Reading)
4S2P power pack with 18650
Having a few leftover 18650 batteries (about … too many), I decided to put them to use instead of recycling them, so let’s build a power pack. DISCLAIMER don’t do this unless you know what you’re doing. I’m not responsible for anything you might do wrong.