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Reviews Summary for K-Board from QRPworks
K-Board from QRPworks Reviews: 1 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $Starting at 169$ USD
Description: This is a smart keyboard interface for the Elecraft KX3, KX2, K3, or K3S.
  • Use a wireless or wired USB keyboard to send in any mode.
  • Holds 200 messages/macros for immediate access to send to the rig for transmission or for rig control
  • QSY instantly from the keyboard
  • Use "Grab & Go" feature to capture call for messages
  • Use Call and Serial number insertion features in messages for routine QSOs and contests
  • Create and edit 10 groups of 20 messages/macros on a PC or Mac with the QRPworks free Message Management Utility. A group may be for Field Day, SOTA, NPOTA activation, Routine QSOs, contests, etc.
  • Download all 10 groups (200 messages/macros) to the K-Board and select which group to use
  • Create messages while portable using the keyboard and the KX3, KX2 or K3/K3S display
  • Only 3.4 oz (96g) ​
  • Size: 3.6 x 1.9 x 1 inches (92 x 49 x 25mm)
  • Product is in production.
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    VA2SS Rating: 5/5 Aug 11, 2016 05:31 Send this review to a friend
    A great addition for portable setup  Time owned: 3 to 6 months
    I bought this interface at the 2016 Hamvention. I was looking for a very portable solution since many years.

    Let me say first that Sheldon and Steve, company owners, are known for giving an excellent support for their products. I previously owned a Ham Central Terminal a few years ago, and their quality support is awesome! Great communication!

    I was looking for a very compact solution, and to be able to use a small keyboard to send predefined macros when doing digital modes using my KX3, and now my KX2 in the field. I'm still amazed by the simplicity of use of the product.

    If your are looking for a very small solution, where the footprint that takes in your travel bag is important, this interface will meet your needs and more.

    I was also looking to use minimalist setup to do digital modes. The Elecraft product are already doing that very well, so by using your favorite Elecraft transceiver with this interface, you have now a perfect match in the field.... a compact and effective solution to:

    * to do digital modes easily in the field
    * to send contest macros easily and manage serial number exchange
    * to have message and rig control macro capabilities as well
    * and more....

    The software required to easily program a bunch of macros is also very well supported on Windows and Mac platform. You can also edit your own macros in the field too. The user manual is well written. That's make the interface very ease to use.

    Great product! I highly recommend this keyboard interface for the Elecraft transceivers product line!

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