Category Archives: k3

A new Toy

On Thursday I received my field test version of the KPA500, Serial Number #15 It’s the soon to be released 500W solid state linear amplifier from Elecraft covering the HF and 6m bands This picture shows the KPA500 in the … Continue reading

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An interesting Problem

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K3 Line output plots

I took a couple of plots of the K3’s Line output compared to the Headphone output For these plots the K3 was connected to a wideband noise generator. measurements were made with my Delta 44 soundcard The line out is … Continue reading

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KRX3 the elecraft K3 Sub Receiver

My KRX3 arrived yesterday and after about 4 hours of work It was fitted into my K3. For those of you that don’t already know The KRX3 adds a second receiver of equal specification to the primary receiver to the … Continue reading

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Cheap Headset

One of the nice things about the elecraft K3 is the support that it has for a very wide range of microphones. The rear panel mic connector is directly compatible with computer headsets once the bias voltage is enabled to … Continue reading

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The Elecraft K3 and an Audio Patchbay

I have had the very nice elecraft K3 here in the shack since November 2007. It’s an absolutely fantastic radio and it also has a lot of I/O connections on it’s crowded rear panel. Elecraft for user convenience sake make … Continue reading

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