January 1, 2016
For more than 4 decades, the name Ramsey Kits has been synonymous with some of the neatest and the greatest electronic products and hobby kits for the do-it-yourself hobbyist. In those 40+ years, we always thought “outside the box” when we designed a new kit, making us known worldwide as the number one hobby kit manufacturer.
Continue reading Ramsey Discontinues Hobby Kits
Dishtronix, an electronics design and manufacturing company, has purchased the assets of Amateur Radio equipment manufacturer TEN-TEC from RKR Designs. The company, headquartered in Bellefontaine, Ohio, manufactures and, among other things, makes and markets the “Prometheus” solid-state Amateur Radio amplifier. No formal announcement has been made by either company, and details of the purchase are still being finalized. RKR Designs announced last April 2 that it had acquired the assets of TEN-TEC and Alpha Amplifiers from RF Concepts, less than 1 year after the two lines had merged under the RF Concepts in an asset sale. Dishtronix owner Steven M. “Mike” Dishop, N8WFF, told ARRL that, while TEN-TEC has had different owners over the years, he is in it for the long haul.
Continue reading Dishtronix Purchases TEN-TEC Assets
As more and more communications equipment designs have adopted digital signal processing techniques, Rockwell Collins has announced that it will stop manufacturing its renowned mechanical filters. It did not provide a specific date.
Continue reading Rockwell Collins to End Mechanical Filter Production
Dan Cobb Estate Liquidators
Estate Auction November 1, 2014 Squaw Valley Ca @ Estate Sales of Nationally renown Ham Radio operator [Red Stillman W6AE]
WHEN: November 1, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
WHERE: W6AE Estate in Squaw Valley
Estate of Nationally renown Ham Radio Operator, Thomas (Red) Stillman Call #’s W6AE. located in the hills outside of Squaw Valley Ca. Below is only a partial listing of the items being auctioned. 1,000’s of radio parts, new, used, vintage. Anyone looking for Radio and Antenna parts must see this massive collection. Scrap Iron dealers, there is 1,000’s of pounds of iron and metals on this property plus copper wiring by the rolls.
[Check out the auction website for a preliminary list of items and photos: Dan Cobb Estate Liquidators]
Icom proudly announces the debut of the new HF/50MHz transceiver IC-7410. The IC-7410 has been designed as an HF/50MHz specialized rig with excellent performance and features in this category. The IC-7410 employs high grade DSP unit and double conversion super-heterodyne system developed from the latest technology used in our higher grade rigs such as the IC-7800/7700/7600 series. In addition, the IC-7410 comes with a built-in 15kHz 1st IF filter and can accept up to two optional filters (3kHz/6kHz). When used with these 1st IF filters, narrow mode signals such as the CW and SSB modes are protected from adjacent strong signals.
Continue reading Icom Announces new IC-7410 HF/50MHz Transceiver
FTM-350 Yaesu’s answer to the Kenwood TM-D710 was on display at the 2009 Japan Ham Fair.
JA7UDE also posted some pictures of the Yaesu/Standard booth.
Features (from Standard spec sheet)
- Dual-Band 2m/70cm
- GPS option (FGPS-1)
- Bluetooth option (BT-1)
- 1200/9600 baud packet
- 8 color options for front panel
- dual speaker
- Wide band receive (0.5-1.7, 76-250, 300-1,000 MHz)
HamCity a ham radio equipment vendor out of southern California has been added to our Links page.