Nice addition to the kit roundup

I constantly search for new kit sources for the kit roundup list. Today I stumbled on this one:

Kit Radio Company KRC-1

Kit Radio Company KRC-1

Kit Radio Company – KRC Kits.  http://kitradio.co.uk/page2.htm This UK-based company produces several interesting kits including receivers,

transmitters, and accessories.  All prices are in British Pounds.

  • KRC-1 superhet receiver.  This receiver covers MW, and SW (160 thru 40 meters).  Built in a 5-stage process for education.  1) Medium wave TRF receiver driving an earphone. 2) Audio amplifier providing speaker output. 3) The TRF receiver is converted to an IF amplifier 4) Mixer/oscillator converting the receiver to a four band superhet. 5) BFO to enable CW/SSB to be resolved.  £65.99 plus S&H
  • KRC-2 regenerative receiver.  Covers 1-30 Mhz. in 3 bands.  Regeneration with a difference.  The regeneration setting on the KRC-2 is unaffected by the receiver tuning or the antenna coupling. How is this achieved?  The regenerative stage is fixed at 10.7MHz and used as an IF amplifier.  This one reminds me of the Radio Shack Globe Patrol regenerative I built as a kid.  £54.99 plus S&H
  • KRC-4 beginners TRF receiver.  2 bands; 800KHZ to 1.6MHZ and 4.0 to 8.0MHz.  A TRF receiver designed for the beginner. Using a reflex circuit this receiver employs only one transistor. Band selection is achieved with two plug in coils, these are pre-wound and both coils come as part of the kit.  £24.99 plus S&H
  • KRC-5 direct-conversion 80 meter receiver. Designed around two well proven chips the SA602 and LM386. Employing a VFO that can be calibrated to fulfill your  requirements.  £25.99 plus S&H
  • KRC-X-1 QRP transmitter.  Covers 7, 10 and 14MHz.  All you do is plug in a different crystal assembly to change band and re-tune the antenna.  0.5 to 2 watts output.  £69.99 plus S&H
  • KRC-X-2 80/160 meter transmitter.  A simple cost effective transmitter covering either the 80 or 160 meter bands. It provides 2 Watts of RF power when operating from a 12 Volt supply. With a peak output rising to 8 Watts if external modulation is applied.  Please specify 160 or 80 meters when ordering.  £33.99 plus S&H

    Kit Radio Company KRC-X-2

    Kit Radio Company KRC-X-2

Neil Goldstein, W2NDG, is a regular contributor to AmateurRadio.com and writes from New York, USA. Contact him at [email protected].

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