[AMRadio] retro 75


Robert Lawson w4rl at bellsouth.net
Wed Apr 7 21:48:25 EDT 2010


My friend Ron N4RT built one and had a nice chat with Art N4JK about 90 air 
miles away one afternoon recently. And I have one still in the kit form that 
I will soon built.  It's a fun project for us here at the 65 dollar price 
and I will have fun with it just as I do with my Norcal 40A qrp cw 40 meter 
transceiver.  I am quite sure some will put the Retro 75 retrofitted in a 
WWII, Korean, or VN comm handheld/backpack and have a ball at hamfest with a 
long whip antenna.  It's a venture and I am thankful that the Small Wonder 
Labs came out with it......for our fund to build.  Kudos I say to Dave 
Benson K1SWL.  It's not like he had to do this for us, as in I don't think 
he's going to become a millionaire from this endeavor.  As I am in my 
retirement years I laud those who provide us with constructive projects to 
complete.

Hear here, hear here, hear here.  Thanks Dave.

73 Robert W4RL


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <johndtate at post.com>
To: <Brett.gazdzinski at verizon.net>; <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2010 8:23 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] retro 75


>I also was thinking a 40 meter version would be really nice.  At those
> qrp levels and with summer approaching it would be a winner!!  Heck why
> not a 10 meter version too!  Maybe he should offer a deluxe multiband
> AM transceiver kit!  Chaching!
>
> John KX5JT
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brett Gazdzinski <Brett.Gazdzinski at verizon.net>
> To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service
> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Wed, Apr 7, 2010 5:53 pm
> Subject: [AMRadio] retro 75
>
>
> Speaking of building, there is a new AM transceiver kit:
> http://smallwonderlabs.com/Retro-75.htm
>
> I built it, it works well.
> I IS very simple, and lacks things like a good agc, variable filter,
> vfo, S
> meter.
> I let small wonder labs know a deluxe kit would sell like hotcakes at a
> lumberjack convention...
> I also asked for a 40 meter version.
>
> Brett
> N2DTS
>
>
>
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