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Reviews Categories | QRP Radios (5 watts or less) | YouKits EK-1A Help


Reviews Summary for YouKits EK-1A
Reviews: 2 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $149
Description: 40/20 meter 5 watt CW transceiver. Kit form.
Product is in production.
More info: http://vibroplex.com
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N3KCM Rating: 5/5 Apr 25, 2016 11:46 Send this review to a friend
Nice fun little radio  Time owned: 6 to 12 months
This is just a fun little radio. Compact, great tx/rx and an easy build. I'm not a kit builder by any means, but a 2 year old could put it together. Only issue I had was getting to solder to stick to the display leads - easy work around. If someone is looking for a three band radio that has a digital display and vfo knob, for 150.00 this is it.
 
W3FIS Rating: 5/5 Mar 9, 2016 14:04 Send this review to a friend
Great value, easy to build/use  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
Bought kit from Vibroplex. Other vendors are available. Instructions a bit thin. Resistor and a couple of screws missing, but had them on hand. Build time about 4 hours, including testing. Excellent radio, lots of contacts. Solid 5 watts out. Probably not for first time builder -- instructions sparse, but photos show the important things. Board is a little tight to work on, but soldered easily. Has DDS and memories, quite stable.
 


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