Category: W7ZOI Design

Moving Right Along…

I keep making progress toward The Goal (see previous posts).  Here’s the fully populated Hycas IF board. Sharp eyes will note I left out the input impedance matching network (L1 and C1), as I haven’t decided yet on an IF frequency.  Current thoughts are running toward 4.9152 MHz.  Why?  Well… mostly because I have about 100…


Progress Cannot Be Stopped

Well, for the time being, I’ve run out of parts to stuff into the W7ZOI Spectrum Analyzer project.  Soooo, since progress cannot be stopped – next up is another Wes Hayward design, the “Hycas” IF module kit (Hycas stands for Hybrid Cascode).  Discerning eyes will note I’ve yet to pop in the active devices as…