N2CQR's Homebrew gear

The piece of gear in the picture is my version of Doug DeMaw's "Barebones Superhet," first described in the July 1982 QST. Single conversion RX with a 3 pole 3.579 (colorburst) IF. Mostly dual gate MOSFETS.

I added a grounded gate FET preamp.

I use this receiver with a "W1VD" VXO transmitter (described in "QRP Classics"). With 4 watts out and only about 10 kc to tune I'm working Europe regularly and have gone as far west as Hawaii (on a dipole ant).

My thanks to Bill, N2CQR for allowing me to use his pictures and information.

Frank G3YCC

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