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Re: [softrock40] Re: Will more RXTX 6.3 kits be available?

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  • Diogo Condeço
    Yes, I m waiting for my SR6.3ng too... I think it s been shipped... Should arrive soon... Jose, George still had some units to sell... He replied while I was
    Message 1 of 8 , May 1, 2010
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      Yes, I'm waiting for my SR6.3ng too... I think it's been shipped... Should arrive soon... Jose, George still had some units to sell... He replied while I was writhing this email...hehehe....

      73's Diogo, CT2IRW

      On Sat, May 1, 2010 at 8:53 PM, Sid Boyce <sboyce@...> wrote:
       

      As Bob says, the SR63ng is fine. I wholeheartedly recommend it.
      I completed mine a few weeks ago and tested it with Tony's PA/Filt and
      BPF boards and now a good way into building and testing the Mobo v.3.4
      with it.
      73 ... Sid.



      On 01/05/10 18:52, Jose Bonanca wrote:
      >
      >
      > Bob,
      > Thats right...
      > Last time I spoke to George he was trying to make the kit available,
      > however I never received any acknowledgement of my order. And at that
      > time we were two of us wanting the kit.
      > Nothing intendend , the other guy just run out and I am still waiting.
      > Lets have some hope we are in May now. Perhaps I will have a chance to
      > order one set.
      > Regards
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > On 1 May 2010 18:02, g8voip <g8voi.reeves59@...
      > <mailto:g8voi.reeves59@...>> wrote:
      >
      >
      >
      > Hi Jose,
      >
      > The last time I looked George was still taking orders for the next
      > batch of v6.3ng kits, to deliver in late May or June, but he is
      > having to wait for delivery of the Si570 devices, which have a long
      > lead time. Nothing he can do about that.
      >
      > As he is making the kits as a 'hobby service' to amateurs, you
      > cannot blame him for not wanting to spend a lot of money in advance
      > buying the Si570 chips. Most of us do not have that sort of 'spare'
      > money lying around!
      >
      > At least he has been honest with publishing his expect delivery
      > time-scales, so anyone ordering the kit has a good idea how long
      > they are going to have to wait for delivery.
      >
      > Trouble is as amateurs we all want something yesterday!
      >
      > 73, Bob G8VOI
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In softrock40@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:softrock40%40yahoogroups.com>, Jose Bonanca <jabct1aos@...>

      > wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi Bob,
      > >
      > > The "ng" is not available too. and I suppose only George knows
      > when he wants
      > > to release it.
      > >
      > > Regards.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > On 1 May 2010 17:03, g8voip <g8voi.reeves59@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Hi Fabian,
      > > >
      > > > If no more v6.3 kits are made available, there are still some
      > options to
      > > > use your add on modules.
      > > >
      > > > Firstly, you do find people advertise and sell their un-built
      > kits quite
      > > > regularly. I suspect there are a considerable number out there
      > sitting in
      > > > drawers and cupboards bought on the spur of the moment!
      > > >
      > > > Secondly, George Bodreau has created an all SMD version of the
      > v6.3 called
      > > > the v6.3ng (next generation). Although this is primarily
      > intended for use
      > > > with the v4.3 motherboard project, it can be used along with the
      > v6.3 PA /
      > > > filter module and USB to I2C interface, however you would also
      > need to
      > > > acquire the small RX filter modules to use it (normally supplied
      > with the
      > > > main v6.3 kit). There is a photo of the v6.3ng PCB in my 'G8VOI'
      > folder in
      > > > the Photo's section of this group.
      > > >
      > > > 73, Bob G8VOI
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- In softrock40@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:softrock40%40yahoogroups.com> <softrock40%40yahoogroups.com
      > <http://40yahoogroups.com/>>,

      >
      > > > "fabianschicker" <fabian.schicker@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Hi,
      > > > >
      > > > > I want to ask if there will be RXTX 6.3 kits available or if
      > there will
      > > > be only Ensemble-kits. I ask this because I bought two
      > PA/BPF-Kits and the
      > > > I2C controller some weeks ago in the hope, that I could buy the
      > main kit
      > > > later on, when it will be available again, and now it seems that
      > the kits
      > > > are useless and that I have to buy the Ensemble anyway.
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Fabian
      > > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --
      > > Jose (Ct1aos)
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > --
      > Jose (Ct1aos)

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