A new Cool Transmitter. Something fun for the shack

Discussion in 'ex-Rag Chew Central' started by KE5EOT, Apr 10, 2012.

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  1. KE5EOT

    KE5EOT Ham Member

    Everyone has a project in the works. Some are long term, some are short term. Some improve our on-the-air fun, some are for the time between QSO's. W5IG (Lee) has combined an on-the-air and off-the-air project. His new "Cool Transmitter" isn't exactly an on-the-air item, but it does make things a little more fun in the shack. Check it out at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neHreW-PNtw

  2. NY3V

    NY3V Ham Member

    That is way Kool!

    I thought only the British were eccentric. ;)
  3. KE5EOT

    KE5EOT Ham Member

    The British have nothing on Lee. We call him W5 Inspector Gadget.
  4. WF7A

    WF7A Subscriber

    How fun! One little addition I would've added is a faux signal strength meter with a two-digit readout that actually reflects the inside temperature of the freezer or fridge.

    "Ahhhh, that beer was 4-5!"
  5. AF6LJ

    AF6LJ Ham Member

    That is really funky. :)
  6. KB4QAA

    KB4QAA XML Subscriber

    Doesn't it have 807 finals? :)
  7. K9ASE

    K9ASE Ham Member

    that's cool?
  8. N5CEY

    N5CEY Ham Member

    What do you have to offer?

    This is part of what ham radio is all about - having fun.

    Way Cool IMHO.
  9. W4HAY

    W4HAY Subscriber

    You beat me to it!
  10. WB2WIK

    WB2WIK Premium Subscriber

    The Frigidaire 2K is coming...
  11. K2WH

    K2WH Premium Subscriber

    I wonder why he chose the Collins logo?

  12. WA4BRL

    WA4BRL Ham Member

    That's great! Especially so because it's cool both figuratively and literally. That's a 2fer!
  13. W4KTL

    W4KTL Ham Member

    Fun project!
  14. W7JZE

    W7JZE QRZ Lifetime Member #84

    Want one! If my ex-XYL was still around I could make this cold thing out of a frigid-derrière.

    <rim-shot please> [​IMG]
  15. W5IG

    W5IG Ham Member

    The logo is not Collins. If you look closely it is CQLLINS. Thanks for the comments.

    W5IG LEE
  16. KA3TRX

    KA3TRX Ham Member

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