Elecraft PX-3

I purchased an Elecraft KX-3 about 4 years ago.  3 years later I purchased the KXPA-100 matching amp for my trip to St Lucia.  This year I decided to round out the KX line with the pan adapter.

My box arrived via a uniformed representative of the United States Government (Postal Carrier).  I watched a Youtube video of the build, gathered my tools and I was on my way!

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I unpacked the boxes and made sure that everything I needed was shipped.  After that I started the build.

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This kit is very easy to do.  Mounting boards and screwing it all together. There is no soldering involved.

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Wrapping it up.

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Ready for the smoke test!

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And it works!

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There are several cables that hook the radio, amp and PX-3 together.  It didn’t take long to get it going.

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This was a fairly easy build taking about an hour and a half.

A pan adapter just seems to make the radio just that much more usable.  It gives you a visual of what is going on around you on the band. I’ve been a ham for about 38 years and honestly don’t know how I ever lived without one.

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