Tecsun 2P3 AM Radio build

Tecsun 2P3 AM Radio Receiver Kit – DIY for Enthusiasts, Built it into a radio case !

Bought from Amazon….

This was a fun build. I love the way it is set up similar to the way old radio projects were. I built this for listening to when camping and use it in the shack at the moment for background music/talk/whatever radio.

Follow the directions and you will do great!


Amazon Product Description fills in the what is it:

“The big issue for a DIY transistor radio is how to make it good, the Tecsun 2P3 radio kit is made to fulfill this demand. The 2P3 comes with electronic components such as transistors, resistors, capacitors, radio knobs, and circuit broad. It lets both hobbyist and DIYers to build their own AM radio receiver with a detailed diagram and instructions. From this DIY, you learn many things that a book can not tell you, It tells you how the Resistors and IC works together to make a radio work, Fun to Do It. It is not like any other kits, this kit comes with a radio case that designed for the radio, so after it is assembled , you can use it as radio and put into your pocket. If you like to get a better user’s manual, please click here to get it: http://www.etsy.com/listing/208723987/2p3-assembly-manual-supplement Tecsun 2P3 AM / MW Radio Receiver DIY Kits – MAKE YOUR OWN AM RADIO”


AM RADIO Specifications:
Frequency range: 530 kHz ~ 1620 kHz
Power supply: 2 x AA size battery
Sensitivity: < 1mV/m
Max. output: 120mW
Quiescent current: 7mA
Size: approx. 165 x 105 x 29mm
Primary Operation Construction:
Mixing circuit
IF amplifier
Automatic gain control
Audio amplifier

Component List: – Ceramic capacitors – Polyester capacitors – Electrolytic capacitors – Ceramic filter – Resistors – Detector diode – Diode – Transistor – Speaker wire – Screws – Nuts – Hexagonal screw column standoff – Shield cover – Case – Speaker (1W) – Earphone socket (3.5mm) – Potentiometer – Variable capacitor – Audio amplifier – AM oscillator coil – IF transformers – Magnetic antenna – Battery box – Plastic ribbon – Antenna support – Logo – Circuit board – Tuning knob – Volume knob – Non-conductive screwdriver”

The nice thing is how well it works and how portable it is.

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


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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