K8IQY’s Stable and Sensitive SS-40 40M Receiver Kit

Anyone who has looked me up on QRZ or who has been following this blog for a while will be aware of the fact that one of my most prized home-built kit rigs is the Norcal 2N2/40. It’s a great little performer, and after I sell my FT-817 (which I plan to do soon), will […]

The Norcal 2N2/40 CW Transceiver Kit

I’ve been wanting to build a kit for some time now.  I built the Softrock 40 a few months ago as my re-entry into the world of building radio gear. It was my first experience with SMT devices, and it went quite well. However, I really wanted to build a complete transceiver – something I […]