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3 Band Portable Field Radio
Designed by Steve Weber. KD1JV
Bands : 40 meters, 30 meters and 20 meters
Tuning range: Full band coverage
Mode: CW only
Receiver MSD: 0.2 uV typical
Selectivity : 300 Hz
Receive current, no signal typical:
Active, 47 ma
Idle, 34 ma
5 watts at 12 volts, all bands
Spurs: - 50 dBc maximum, all bands
5 to 35 wpm internal iambic keyer
Two (2) 63 character keyer memories.
Coax or balanced line output
Built in BLT (balanced line tuner)
Size: 7.3" long, 4.4" wide, 1.6" high. (18.4 x 11 x 4cm)
Power supply voltage: 8 volts minimum, 12.5 volts maximum. 12 to 9 volts recommend.
PFR-3A Production Manual
PFR-3A Decal Installation Instruction
PFR Paddle Assembly Manual
Below is a list of issues that have come up by our builders.
Ken Evans, W4DU has written a wonderful review that was published by ARCI in the QRP Quaterly newsletter.