Next kit build, QRPGuys power/SWR/dummy load

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My next Ham Radio kit, another QRPGuys.com

The following is my workbench setup for the kit build.
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This next picture is all the kit parts laid out to do an inventory.
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Getting setup to install the resistors.
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Finished installing the resistors, note the tye wrap being used as a spacer to seperator between the board and the resistors.
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Installing the switches and sockets.
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I wired the transformer and then soldered onto the board I had to wind the wires myself before mounting the transformer.
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Here is the finished board sitting on top of a printed copy of the assembly manual.
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When I was small, we had a Ham radio. I always liked talking to the various people that would talk back with me. It was a unique experience that I will always remember. I have not seen a ham radio since my early childhood. I am glad there are still people around that have the skills to build one.