Category Archives: Amateur Radio Projects

DX-88 Second Repair

This season the DX-88 antenna broke at the base again, this time the post at the insulating bell broke off. I guess it was time I gave the antenna another good overhaul.  In this image, the cylinder that contains the … Continue reading

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Yaesu FT-7 Operating QRP

Over the holiday season I was offered the opportunity to buy a Yaesu FT-7 radio and I accepted. For the last number of months I have been experiencing the advantages and disadvantages of QRP operations and this is THE rig … Continue reading

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YouKits TJ4A 4 Band HF portable

I have had the opportunity to work on a TJ4A 4 Band HF Transceiver from a local ham. These are kits from a maker called Youkits and I am impressed with some details and not impressed with others. The problems … Continue reading

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Yaesu FT-101B Clarifier and TX/RX frequency alignment

W3JXQ’s web page – Yaesu FT-101 info. If you have been working on the Classic Yaesu FT-101 for any length of time, then you may have been confronted with the problem of the receive and transmit frequencies not being the … Continue reading

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Hy-Gain DX88 Antenna Repair

Added a new project to the website, a Hy-Gain DX88 Antenna that needed some repair to return it to working condition. It was simple work that took about an hour and this improved the tuning of the antenna to normal … Continue reading

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Linear Amplifier Repair and Radio Repair for the Amateur Radio Community

I have begun to take on work in Linear Amplifier Repair and Radio repair for the Amateur Radio Community. This is a list of Amps and Radios that I have made operational repairs on during the past year. I have … Continue reading

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Completed a 12 volt Power Supply

Just this last while I was presented with a small hobby enclosure from the 1970’s made by Hammond.

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