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Cars, Hotrods, Electronics, Ham radio etc Last updated December 16, 2023

SOLD , 1930 Ford Coupe HOTROD June 2015

My 1930 Ford coupe Hotrod (under construction) July 2010

Isuzu Bellett pages and Bellett Nats, Sept 2013

My 1972 Bellett "SPORT" 2-door sedan (RARE)


Ham Radio "PICaSTAR" Transceiver project (Module version)

The "COMBO" PICaSTAR (new page in construction) 2014 onwards.

Combo (single PCB Picastar) Vers A

Combo (single PCB Picastar) Ver B incudes Trxavr for Combo

Combo (Single PCB Picastar) Vers "C" PICASTAR

Combo ( Two PCB's, Picastar "P1 & P2/a") "Porta Combo" Current: 2019

PICaSTAR "Show & Tell" 16th May, 2010


More STAR BUILDERS Combo PCB versions, UPDATED July 2017 !

TftA pcb construction

Using a high pulse count Optical Encoder NEW Divider project, July 2018

2nd LO oscillator using Si5351 by VK5TX March 2015

PeakSWR PCB. Very limited supply. July 2014

Toroid adapter PCB's for Star BPF April 2013.....2016

TrxAVRB Interface for Picastar with keypad pcb etc

Trxavrb PCB interface for Combo B (no keypad PCB)

real time clock (RTC PCB few pcb's available ? check.

Real Time Clock battery charger May 2012

Panadaptor for PICASTAR 28th March 2016 !!!

"tinySA",A simple Spectrum Analyzer ! NEW April 2020

Home built HF SSB rig based on book by EI9GQ NEW 2018

and a VFO based on the Si5351 chip. NEW

Repairing a YAESU FT-7 HF TRansceiver NEW March 2019

and an FT-7 Digital internal display and VFO NEW May 219

The mcHF transceiver April 2017

EdenDSP & RS-HFIQ transceiver NEW March 2021

VE2ZAZ's GPS locked 10MHz OCXO. May 2017

The ICOM IC-705 Sept 2020

the very clever uSDX HF rig NEW May 2021

NEW Sept 2020: 100W ATU:- The N7DDC Extended ATU-100 and new 10W ATU, the ATU-10:-

QRP version using latching relays for low current. NEW July 2021

NEW May 2022 Using Bluetooth to switch external Linear and LPF's for external use on the IC-705.


The "T41-EP" Software defined Transceiver by AC8GY & W8TEE NEW July 12th 2022

K3NG's Antenna Tuning Unit & Update Page Sept 2018

WSPR mode and my 5W PA Feb 2016

Dead simple and cheap WSPR Tx now with OLED display, using an ESP8266 and Si5351 module. UPDATED Dec 2023

W6JL's low cost 50W PA NEW Version May 2019

MRF101 100W Amplifier VK3PE version.

Another 100W Amp using low cost dual FET's. SOON


A Low Pass Filter (LPF) by G6ALU

Dual Zone NTP sync'd Clock NEW Nov 2020

Ham Radio pages. My new antenna Aug 2010

245MHz OCXO for STAR ?

The Systron Donner Monitor June 2020


MAXIMITE single board PIC computer

IC22S 2m transceiver

Motorola SYNTRX radio

PICATUNE vk3pe version

Paul Berkeley no longer has Picatune PCB's available.


Melbourne, Australia


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