Osborne, KA4AOU, put his receiver in the Ten-Tec recommended
enclosure. It is an aluminum case and required more cutting and
fitting than just the board that we used. He used the same panel
over overlay that we used on the board version. He added an
LED 'pilot' light - the little green dot just
above the RF gain, which shows when the receiver is
on, and the off/on switch just below his callsign.
A speaker is mounted on the top, and the 12 volt "AA" battery pack is
inside the case.
If you need an LED (light emitting diode) to use as a pilot light, let
me know. I have some that use very low current, unlike the ones
you might get from Radio Shack or other sources.
Bob Spurlock's Receiver below, is also built into a project box, this
one from Radio Shack. He got it a few years ago, so it may not
still be available. As you can see from the photo, he has left a
lot of room in the box, and plans to add a transmitter in the space in
He included a SO-239 coax connector in the
back, a switch and earphone/speaker 1/8" jack in the front. A
longer frontpanel overlay is needed, which we haven't done yet.
He has already heard a bunch of overseas stations.
I believe he built the receiver for 80
WB4IEA's receiver, above and to the right. Morris also has an 80
meter version he built some time ago, with an 80 meter transmitter in
One of the Original prototypes of the receiver,
the board was built by K4AVX some years ago, and I
did the front panel and wooden base when we decided to do the club
build. It's built for 40 meters, and I've heard lots of European
stations on it, both on CW and SSB.
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