Re: [cascadeqrp] Cascade QRP Club Build Day
- Hi Everett,
I also ordered the DC20B on March 17 and it arrived today (April 1). You have to print the assembly manual from the website. I will not be at the club build, but the kit looked to good to pass up!
Gary, K7VBYOn Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 10:35 AM, ARS W6ABM <arsw6abm@...> wrote:
My DC-20B is ordered. With shipping it was $57.50. They say 1 to 2 weeks for
On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 8:46 PM, PHIL WESTOVER <492commish@...> wrote:
> A plan is in place for our next club build. Members of the Cascade QRP Club
> and the OTVARC are invited to participate in a meeting where several of us
> get together and assemble/solder a radio kit.
> Here's some details:
> DATE: Saturday, April 25th
> TIME: We'll meet at 9:00 am; the meeting place is available all day, and I
> plan on staying there throughout the day til about 4:00 pm if necessary.
> Anyone can leave early if they need to.
> LUNCH: I recommend you bring a sack lunch.
> LOCATION: Cedar Hills Baptist Church, 2470 SW Roxbury Ave, Portland OR
> (Hwy 217 Exit 1 Walker Rd Exit; Two blocks north of Walker Rd; Next to
> Roxbury Park
> WHAT WE'LL BE BUILDING: http://www.qrpkits.com/dcxxb.html
> A complete description of the $50 kit is available at the above link. Many
> have asked, "Which band is the group going to build?" The answer is that
> you should choose whatever band you would like. 98% of the kit's parts are
> common over any of bands and are kitted in a single bag. 2% of the parts
> are unique for each band, and those are provided (depending on the band
> chosen) in a small bag.
> Yes, there are a few toroid inductors to wind. I personally enjoy this part
> of kits, and will gladly help anyone who needs it.
> If you're planning to participate, you should order your kit now, so that
> you'll be sure to receive it in time for the build.
> TOOLS: Instead of me listing the tools here, please feel free to let me
> know if you have any questions.
> FIRST TIME or INEXPERIENCED KIT BUILDERS: This is a great first time kit.
> You might want to practice soldering a bit before working on the kit,
> however. And if you would like some soldering instruction, please let me
> know. We can arrange to have some practice circuit boards with some
> practice parts.
> That's it for now. Please mark your calendars for April 25th when we can
> all get together for a lot of fun and fellowship! And please confirm with
> me that you'll be attending, so I'll know how many donuts to buy!
> Phil Westover, WA7URV
> M-F during the daytime: 503-537-2719
> Evenings during the week and all day on weekends: 503-625-7323
Gary and Flora Lippert
Portland, OR, USA