My Elecraft P3 YouTube video

I put together this somewhat short presentation on how I use the Elecraft P3 along with my K3 to help me snag contacts. As a matter of fact I believe most pan-adapters will accomplish what I am doing with the P3. Have a look see what you think and I hope it helps out with your hobby endeavors.


Mike Weir, VE9KK, is a regular contributor to AmateurRadio.com and writes from New Brunswick, Canada. Contact him at [email protected].

8 Responses to “My Elecraft P3 YouTube video”

  • Bob Z WA1DRQ:

    Thanks Mike. My K3 and P3 came this Monday and I am loving all the new features it has. This certainly helped me with my learning curve!

  • W6UX:

    Fantastic! Best video demo I have seen on WHY you really want one of these!

  • Mike VE3WDM:

    Good afternoon Bob, yes the P3 is great but it does have a learning curve to it. I purchased “The Nifty Mini Manual” for the P3 and its a great go to booklet. If you have any questions about the P3 email me and I will do my best to help out. Thanks for stopping by the blog and taking the time to comment. Great to hear the YouTube video helped out.
    Mike

  • Mike VE3WDM:

    Good evening Jeff (W6UX) yes it’s a a great tool and fun to use. It is a great help finding contacts during a contest and checking out a band to see if it’s open or not….just a some of the “stuff” it can do. Thanks for the comment Jeff and enjoy your weekend.
    Mike

  • Dave k0uxb:

    Thank you, Mike. Very interesting and informative. Great job!

  • Mike VE3WDM:

    Good morning Dave, thanks very much and great you found the YouTube video very informative.

  • Paul KC2NYU:

    Mike- I finally built my K3 & P3, #6663. So am still learning how to use both. This video on the P3 was very helpful. Plus it really has me starting to think about getting a sub-receiver 🙂 Thanks

    73 Paul

  • Mike VE3WDM:

    Good afternoon Paul, the K3 does have a learning curve and it does take time to get the hang of the potential of the radio. I would recomment Fred Cady’s book about the K3. It is very easy reading and helps understand the rig. The Sub-receiver is great but I would take time with the P3 and K3. Thanks for stopping by and taking the time so comment.
    Mike

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