40M CW Transmitter QRP Pixie Kit Receiver

Wandering around on Ebay, I found myself looking again at the Pixie QRP morse code transceiver.

I purchased for $15 from seller “19d10recon” and got 2 crystal frequencies to use. Laying out the parts I found I was missing 2 but very quickly received those form the seller. 

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This was a very fast build. Easy once the parts are laid out and great layout.

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Here is the schematic and parts list:

Here is the finished project with #D printed case as well.

You might notice a modification I did in the center top of the picture on the board. I loved that I got 2 crystals and this had me thinking…. Perhaps I want some flexibility with my frequency. I decided to put a pin board in to ensure I can use different through hole crystals.

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Have fun and 73’s,

Let me know what questions you want me to address or if anything is unclear. My email is k0fey@arrl.net

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About K0FEY

I am a member of the Eden Prairie Radio club. This is a Minnesota Ham Radio Enthusiast club and we promote experimentation and learning through the Amateur Radio hobby. Come check into a net on Sunday with us or better yet meet us in person on the 3rd Thursday of the month.
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