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Multi-band, Direct Conversion CW Transceiver (MBDC)


The MBDC (Multi-band, Direct Conversion) CW transceiver is a two band kit covering the 160 and 80 meter ham bands. It also has a DDS VFO and general coverage reception capability from 100KHz to over 21 MHz. Since the MBDC has a direct conversion receiver it is capable of reception of CW, SSB and AM signals. Additionally, the MBDC includes a second antenna input for general coverage reception and a control line for use with a pre-selector, preamp or external RF amplifier.

Features and Specifications

  • DDS VFO with knob tuning and 2X16 backlit LCD display
  • Direct conversion receiver for all mode reception
  • Sensitivity: ~ -90 dBm (5 uV)
  • Covers both 80 and 160M bands plus 100kHZ to 21.5MHz general coverage receive
  • Can be converted to any two of 40, 30, 20 or 17M bands
  • Can be configured for operation on Lowfer bands
  • Programmable band limits
  • Auxiliary receiver antenna input for general coverage reception
  • Three audio bandwidth settings and 20 frequency memories
  • Control line for external amplifier
  • Iambic B mode keyer with message memories and beacon mode
  • 80 M : 70 mA receive , 620mA transmit @ 5W
  • 160 M : 100 mA receive , 810mA transmit @ 5W

Manuals and other useful information

 MBDC V2 Construction Manual

 MBDC Decal Instruction Manual

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MBDC Transceiver: 200.00
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