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Foray into HF

My own K3/100
My own K3/100

I have been saving my pennies (er, dollars) for almost 18 months so I could buy myself a shiny new HF base station radio without breaking the bank. I ordered stuff this last Monday in hopes that it would get here in time for my birthday. I was pleasantly surprised at how fast Elecraft processed my order. It arrived Thursday evening. I started assembly last night, worked some more this morning and afternoon and now have a fully assembled K3/100 sitting on my work table.

I was very impressed with the assembly instructions provided. They were very clear, step-by-step instructions with plenty of diagrams and pictures to make sure that nothing went amiss. I am very happy with my purchase. Now I just have to wait until Monday and Tuesday for the remaining shipments of gear and supplies to get my HF radio on the air. I am still missing my 30A power supply, coax, and antenna.

Here are some pictures of the assembly process....

A work in progress
A work in progress

Ready for the KPA3
Ready for the KPA3

100W heat sink and fans
100W heat sink and fans

Congrats

Congrats on finally being able to get it! And just in time for your birthday! I hope you have fun!