Re: [softrock40] Where to buy in Europe?
- On 28/03/10 17:19, Carl wrote:
>That's the only source of supply. Tony announces availability on this
> Can someone please signpost me as to where I can buy some Softrock kits
> in Germany / UK or elsewhere in Europe? The UK stockists all seem to be
> out of stock! (looked in W&S and Radioworld in UK and Wimo in Germany)
> Perhaps it is better to order from http://www.kb9yig.com/
> <http://www.kb9yig.com/> ?? but they all appear to be 'check back later'
> for stock.
list from time to time, but your best bet is to check the site regularly
and dive in ASAP after anything appears.
> Keen to get into SDR by building a couple of rx before going ontoSMD soldering isn't too difficult, essential tools are a good fine tip
> hopefully build a tx/rx. Not done any SMD work before but there does
> seem to be plenty of advice out there for a beginner.
> Any help, guidance and signposting would be most welcome.
soldering iron and a pair of tweezers that won't propel the tiny parts
to be lost forever. Watching a few videos on SMD soldering on youtube is
I bought a set of 10 small bits from RS Components for my 15W soldering
iron so I can use whichever is most suitable.
> Many thanksHope you get lucky when the items are available. Before building the
> da6tec@... <mailto:da6tec%40gmail.com>
Softrock v6.3 I hadn't done any SMD component handling or soldering, but
the hardware build was successful. The software for XP was a pain with
many quirky bits to put together, but help from the group got me there.
Perhaps someone who is Windows savvy would find it easier.
73 ... Sid.
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