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KD1JV Tri-Bander CW Transceiver Build

Hendricks QRP Kit – KD1JV Tri-Bander CW transceiver

This kit was a gift for my Dad, so this page is for him.


hendricks ham radio kitsAny three ham bands, 80, 40, 30, 20, 17 or 15 meters, choose at time of order.
5 watts output on all bands with 13.8V supply
Built in Iambic keyer with 5 to 40 wpm code speed, selectable Iambic A or B modes and two 63 character message memories.
Receiver sensitivity, 0.2 uV MSD
DDS VFO for rock steady stability with 50 Hz and 200 Hz tuning rates
Easy to read four digit LED display with leading zero suppression.
Rotary knob tuning
RIT (receive incremental tuning)
Four IF crystals for excellent selectivity and opposite side band rejection
600 Hz audio filter
Audio derived AGC
Small size, 6″ wide, 1.5″ tall and 4″ deep.
Light weight, 12 ounces.
Modest supply current requirements, 90 ma on receive (no signal) and 600 to 800 ma on transmit at 5W out (current depends on band, higher bands draw more current)