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UPDATE: My (tr)uSDX on phone and CW.
Just this morning, Manuel DL2MAN announced that his and Guido's PE1NNZ fork of the uSDX series of transceivers are now for sale in kit form with the option to buy a completely built one coming in March/April.
This is not the uSDX from China, available in various ill-conceived versions on eBay.
Rather, it is the latest update to what used to be Manuel & Guido's uSDX Sandwich, so named due to the arrangement of the two circuit boards that comprise the transceiver.
The (tr)uSDX is tiny and capable - 30x60x90 mm. To my fellow 'mericans, that's 1.25 x 2.5 x 3.5 inches.
Crammed into that minuscule volume is a 20, 30, 40, 60 and 80 meter, CW/SSB/AM/FM(?) transceiver that puts out 5 watts, weighs 5 ounces and has a built-in microphone. And keyer. And CW decoder.
5 bands, 5 watts and 5 ounces - a SOTA op's dream.
Here it is on phone:
And here on CW:
The kit as received:
A forum for the kit is available here - I'm sure it will become quite active once the kits begin to ship.
The first batch is sold out - those lucky buyers are expected to receive their kits by mid-February. I made the second batch of orders, with a predicted shipping date of 1 March.
Price, with shipping, to the US was 112 Euros or $133 via DHL.