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Saturday, February 28, 2015

F6AWY's Beautiful, Colorful, Wooden Box Transceiver



I was beginning to fear that I might be the only radio amateur in the world operating a wooden-box SSB transceiver.  But no!  Patrick F6AWY built this MAGNIFICENT rig.   Wow, I really like this one.  Note the Heathkit S-meter and main tuning knob (I suspect an HW-?? carcass lies somewhere nearby).   Note the colorful analog dial and speaker cover, and the classy lime-colored Dymo tape knob labels. This is really an amazing and inspirational piece of work. 

The construction details are all here:  
http://www.araccma.com/le-tranceiver-en-bois-de-f6awy-p820968
Yes, it is in French, but even if you can't get Google or Google Chrome to translate it (and that should be possible) you can see what he did through the great pictures and schematic diagrams. 

Congratulations Patrick! 

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4 comments:

  1. Now that is what I call homebrew par excellence!
    Absolutely (23) Amazing! Excellent craftsmanship!

    Pete N6Qw

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