[TenTec] DDS PTO replacement for old Ten Tec rigs
ajamas.rn at gmail.com
Thu Oct 26 16:49:44 EDT 2017
Mouser sells an encoder without detents for about a buck or try to remove
the detent mechanism from the one that comes with the kit.
73, -Bob ah7i/w4
On Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 8:32 PM, Mike Bryce <prosolar at sssnet.com> wrote:
> I’m looking for a DDS VFO replacement does does 5.00 to 5.550 mhz but with
> a optical encoder and NO mechanical click/clicker
> anyone know of such a beast?
> Mike, WB8VGE
> > On Oct 26, 2017, at 3:47 PM, Katz Ajamas <ajamas.rn at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Aloha Curt!
> > Have you looked at the AQRP VFO?
> > $40.
> > Si570 based.
> > http://www.qsl.net/k5bcq/Kits/Kits.html
> > PA0KLT VFO kit.
> > $45 or so (price is in pound sterling)
> > Si570 based.
> > https://www.sdr-kits.net/index.php?route=web/pages&page_id=43_43
> > The above two kits are quite similar.
> > I have the AQRP. Not using with a Tentec. It's my signal generator for
> > shack :-)
> > I've just ordered a VNA kit from AQRP. It's VIA on the web site but
> > recently added I/O ports.
> > The only part of the AQRP kit I found challenging was soldering the Si570
> > chip. Missed a pad on the first go around. Rumor is that Kees is coming
> > wit a smaller version of his VFO so you may want to ask before you order.
> > The display might be small enough to fit the window on the C21.
> > Then there is the qrp labs kit. It's only $33
> > Si5351a based.
> > https://www.qrp-labs.com/vfo.html
> > You could really hotrod that C21. take a look at the manual for the QRP
> > labs QCX transceiver for some ideas.
> > 73, -Bob ah7i/w4
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