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I finished the filter and did the setup last evening, it still needs an enclosure (at the moment it's strung out across the operating table, in best QRP builders tradition), and I am so impressed with it's performance. Definately using it in tonights NAQCC Sprint. I think I'll be ordering a couple more in the near future for inclusion inside projects. Terrific kit.
Tns Reply Bruce: I meant touching bench Amplifier prod to pin 5 there was no audio for the bench amp to reproduce, touching leg 3 with a prod and finger seams to make the 386 come alive with hum so I assume that part is working. And yet I have a signal on leg 3 of 386, I now it sounds ridiculous. Having a signal on pin 3, and 386 seems to be working, and yet no signal on pin 5. I'm back to the bench for another look-see. Brion
I enclosed my Nescaf filter in a round cat food can. I'm using it with the can upside down for cosmetic reasons and once I got the filter board inside the can I used Goop glue to put a regular tin can lid on the bottom. It is working great. The filtering is fantastic and the sidetone is the best I've ever heard. I feel like I'm using a new, high dollar rig. I'm using it right now on my Omni D. The Omni D has always been a great rig and is my main rig. However, the addition of the Nescaf filter is so good that words do not do it justice. I am one satisfied customer. The audio is pu