SoftRock v9.0 Lite+USB Xtall

Brian, ND3F (aka N3IQ/R), gifted me a partially-complete SoftRock kit a few months ago on the condition that I put it on the air.  I’m making some progress on that.  I took this photograph to show the SparkFun USB break-out board installed in the Bud CU-124 enclosure.  The whole thing is assembled now, but there is probably a solder bridge somewhere.  This kit is going to be a lot of fun because it’s actually more flexible for experimenting than the present Ensemble II RX kit.

Ethan Miller, K8GU, is a regular contributor to AmateurRadio.com and writes from Maryland, USA. Contact him at [email protected].

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