Eham reviews the Elecraft KX3…but it’s not out yet???
Eham Matt Zilmer, W6NIA posted a great field tester review of the up and coming KX3. Now please correct me if I am wrong but how many of the "other" ham radio manufactures field test their rigs with hams who are not employees?? Ok I get it if you have read my blog I am just an Elecract fanatic... guilty.....but do post a comment if you can come up with a ham gear manufacture who field test rigs with fellow hams or were emails are answered sometimes within the hour or that day....I'm getting side tracked.....Matt gives a technical overview of the rig then moves onto his opinion and finally the nuts and bolts of operating the rig and bragging of his contacts. If you are a follower of my blog then you may have read my post KX3....need or want....there I decided to stick with my Elecraft K2 rig and not spend the bucks on the KX3. But as time goes on and as the rigs get the hands of the eagerly awaiting hams its going to be hard to resist one!Mike Weir, VE9KK, is a regular contributor to AmateurRadio.com and writes from New Brunswick, Canada. Contact him at [email protected].
Consider this an invitation to attend the 63rd annual International DX Convention in Visalia, California this April 20-22. The world’s top DXers will be there, including the folks at Elecraft. Feedback at this elite gathering goes into their future product development. 7 3, Jim
Good morning Jim, thanks very much for the invitation! I have always wanted to attend and I will have to see how my work schedule looks…thanks again.
THe KX3s are out, AB7R has had one, (not a tester, just a customer) and has had it a week or so now.
Good morning Reg, great news knowing they are now out and about! I was just going (by an out of date it would seem) by Elecrafts website under shipping status. It had stated there the rigs were shipping late Feb to early March. Now most of the time when shipping begins the website notice changes to either “in stock” status or an estimated shipping time is given. Oh well good to know the rigs are making there way out there! Thanks for stopping by Reg with the updated news and for taking the time to comment.
I’m not certain the place you are getting your information, however great topic. I needs to spend some time studying much more or understanding more. Thanks for great info I used to be looking for this information for my mission.
Good morning Amateurhure, thanks for stopping by the blog and adding your input. Most of my info comes from the Internet. The KX3 has been out for sometime now but when the post you were reading was done the KX3 was new and not much written about it. I hope you find more info on the KX3.