Ashar Farhan has launched his new design: The Minima. This is a QRP general coverage shortwave transceiver intented for homebrew purposes. Covered frequency range is 0-30 MHz and RF output is appr. 1 Watt. An additional PA must be used for easy operation.
A digital display enables you easy frequency adjustment. A Si570 is used in the (double) VFO. A high IF of 20 MHz is choosen. Parts of the design are also used in the famous BITX transceiver of Farhan.
"Manhattan" style buid-up
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Smart design of the Minima: