Monthly Archives: May 2010

Some Optima home movies

3 little movies showing the channel change system of the Optima. Still with the yellow screen but the white screen will be on the production models to tell it from the "others" No audio, it was all I could do … Continue reading

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Albrecht 485, Dragon 485, Magnum 257 et al

Something to try on the 485’s and some of the others….. The STEP function. In 10m and /or 11m modes. The M257 in 1khz mode will only rotate around the 10khz block that it is in…ie it will not keep … Continue reading

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SSB CB Transceiver for New Zealand

Note the position of the band switch (B) and the minus 10khz switch (off) in the above photo. Band B is 27mhz from 27.000 to 27.995 in 5khz steps. No Need for the +10khz switch so we changed it to … Continue reading

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YetiZones Huracan in final stages of development

  Been using this radio a lot recently and just keep liking it. Hasn’t missed a beat. Had in and out of the car and on the bench in the shack and have worked a pile of DX with her. … Continue reading

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