KN-Q7A SSB 20m Ham Radio QRP Transceiver Kit

The Tech Examiner

Are you tired of building pixie kits, rockmites, and other entry level ham radio transceivers that just end up sitting on the shelf or junk box in your ham shack collecting dust? Take your kit building up a notch with the KN-Q7A SSB Transceiver from CRKITS, and build a radio that you will actually want to use on the air.

The KN-Q7A is available in three bands: 80/75m (10W), 40m (10W), or 20m (5W). Between those three bands, there are 10 different frequency range options for you to choose from, thus allowing you to customize what part of the band your rig will be able to cover. Each of those frequency options will cover roughly 20KHz of the band, except for the 20m version, which covers about 30KHz.

If electronic kit building isn’t your thing but you still want to own this radio, then you are in luck. The KN-Q7A…

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