Archive for tag: softrock

First signals heard through the Softrock Lite II

March 8, 2009 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Well, I’m not sure that the Softrock I put together is working entirely well. I’m beginning to believe that the transformer that I wound might be bad. My receiver seems a bit deaf, and also seems to have only about 20db or so of opposite side rejection (I’m getting images of signals on both sides […]

Softrock Lite II arrive!

February 26, 2009 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

On Saturday, I sent a check off to Tony Parks, KB9YUG on Saturday along with my order for two Softrock Lite II receiver kits: one for 40m, and the other for 30m. I hope eventually to liberate my FT-817 from its current beacon duties on my grabber site and replace it with this simple little […]