The most recent project is the Spaxton RX (below) for novice constructors - usually arranged in group building sessions - its a bit complicated but is explained later!
The Ford Direct Conversion Receiver continues to attract excellent reports and I have now added the Fosse CW TX (on right below) to go with it. Both sets of instructions can be downloaded from this website.
Keen observers may also have noted a change of address and phone number; I have moved around the corner so our son can get on with the farming!
Hot Iron is now being edited by Peter Thornton G6NGR firstname.lastname@example.org - more details here!
There is a wide range of designs, with something for most radio interests and construction abilities. These kits are for people interested in analogue radio! You can start with a small project or build your own complete station. The circuitry is what I concentrate on with the aim of maximising 'performance' for whatever you decide to spend. Most of the kits can be easily adapted to add facilities, because of the simple mechanics and the wide range of accessories. All kits are built in stages with testing as you progress so that, with the extensive instructions, you should develop a good understanding of how the project works and thus succeed first time! When combined with low cost mechanics, these kits provide excellent value for money and most will satisfy the practical examination aspects of obtaining your licence. Choose from:-
I will also be contributing regularly to Hot Iron which is now being compiled by Peter Thornton G6NGR. It is sent by e mail to those who have specifically asked to be included on the distribution list; it contains mildly technical articles (with very little maths), kit design ideas or outline information, questions, builders kit experiences, general electronic news, etc on semi-technical subjects, with advance notice for new kits - so why not tell Peter email@example.com your e address now!
I hope so! If not please tell me what's missing - I am always delighted to have suggestions for new kits. Any comments or questions are very welcome to me, Tim Walford G3PCJ, at the address below or via e mail to firstname.lastname@example.org This site was last updated on Mar 6th 2019.
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