Thursday, August 29, 2013

Yet another new rig!

Say what you want about Facebook; but you can use it to keep abreast of new QRP gear.  LNR Precision, makers of the wonderful ENDFEDZ antenna series is announcing the availability a new tranceiver - the FX-4, which was first announced at Dayton.  According to their Website, it will be available soon for purchase, at around the $500 neighborhood.

Kinda resembles a small KX3, eh?  :)

Here are some specs:

Transceiver size in inches.          4.10 length X 2.8 inches width X 1.5 inches in thickness.
Weight of transceiver                 12.8 oz.
Current Drain on receive             250-270 ma
Current Drain on transmit           1200 ma
Bands covered on receive           7.000.00 to 7.300.00 meters
14.000.00 to 14.350.00 meters
9.999.00 to 10.150.00 meters
18.068 to 18.168.00 meters
Bands covered on transmit        same as above
Frequency control                     75 MHz
Display type                             LCD-128×64
Transmitter Max output power    5 watts CW 5 Watts SSB
Spurious emissions                   -43dB at 5 Watts
Side tone pitch                          550Hz to 1500Hz adjustable
Receiver sensitivity                    0.3uV
Selectivity                                 -3dB/ 2.6K -40db/ 4.5K
Audio Output                            1 Watt with 8 ohm speaker
Keyer                                       Iambic A & B adjustable speed from 5 to 40 wpm.
Memory Storage                       10 per each Band total of 40
DSP filtering                             300Hz, 500Hz. 1.3Hz, 1.6Hz, 1.9Hz, 2.2Hz, and 2.5Hz.
VFO Drift                      <5Hz after 5 minute warm up at 30c (<10Hz after 30 minute operation @  40c)

72 de Larry W2LJ
QRP - When you care to send the very least!

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