- Cricket 20 parts labeling
Re: Cricket 20 parts labeling
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I was unable to finish my Cricket 20 build as I am missing one additional 180p capacitor. I too, had two additional caps in the kit; one marked 151 on one side and K2J on the other, and the other cap marked "102".
73, de Karl, KO8S, 1772
Press the key down and if the signal gets a lot stronger you will know the signal in question is the oscillator. Make sure you are using a 50 ohm dummy load.
David J. Wilcox’s iPad
On Feb 21, 2022, at 5:40 AM, Robert Campbell <kg6hum@...> wrote:
Are you sure you're not just hearing the local oscillator? It's a direct conversion receiver, so it would be normal to pick up the local oscillator on the operating frequency with a nearby receiver.
Well gang, I got it together but it seems that the cricket is in continuous transmit. Does this sound right? It doesn’t seem right as I’m using a local HF rig to monitor the signal. One would think it would only transmit when the key is pressed.
Anyone else experience this with their build?
Let me know your thoughts.
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