Monthly Archives: August 2012

SEM 52A Military Radio

I have always been impressed by the design of military radios, they are nicely designed to handle the worst treatment and survive.  The German SEM52A is no exception.  I saw one come up on Ebay for $100 so jumped at … Continue reading

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FT817 Amp Project

After doing a SOTA activation recently with VK3ZPF using only 5 watts from the FT817, thought it would be a good idea to build a lightweight amplifier that can be backpacked around.  For power, will use a lithium polymer RC … Continue reading

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