Homebrew RF Design Challenge - NXP 100 W MRF101AN or 300 W MRF300AN

Discussion in 'Homebrew and Kit Projects' started by KD5RKO, Oct 1, 2019.

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  1. KD5RKO

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    Found this on Hackaday - A little above my paygrade but some of you folks may be interested. Free samples too, but you have to submit your project first.

    Homebrew RF Design Challenge - NXP 100 W MRF101AN or 300 W MRF300AN

    • 1st place: $3,000 (USD) plus a $1,000 certificate for NXP RF products. Designer's bio and print and/or video featured on NXP's website.
    • 2nd place: $1,000 (USD) plus a $750 certificate for NXP RF products.
    • 3rd place: $500 (USD) plus a $100 certificate for NXP RF products.

    How to Enter the Competition
    1. Read the Official Rules of the contest and for clarifying details also read the FAQs.
    2. To receive two MRF101AN or MRF300AN samples at no cost a description of the project and a PDF or image showing a detailed block diagram or high-level schematic of the design must be sent via this form and be approved by NXP. The description needs to be at least a 100-word summary. (Additional samples may be purchased from NXP distributors.)
    3. Assemble your design and record a video (3-5 minutes in length) or post an article (no more than 4 pages) showcasing a unique application that shows the performance of the NXP MRF100AN or MRF300AN RF power LDMOS transistor.
    4. Upload your video or publish your article and add "NXP Homebrew RF Design Challenge" in the keywords or title.
    5. Once your video or article is uploaded, email the URL to RFindustrial@nxp.com before Thursday, October 31, 2019.
    6. The 3 winners selected will be announced on November 14, 2019.
    See Official Rules (PDF) for details.

    The contest is not open to NXP employees or NXP distributors.

    https://www.nxp.com/products/rf/rf-...hallenge-2019:Homebrew-RF-Design-Challenge-PG
     
  2. K8AI

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  3. KD5RKO

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  4. KV6O

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  5. KX4OM

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    I wonder if Don Huff, W6JL has an entry. All of his stuff is homebrew.

    Ted, KX4OM
     
  6. KX4OM

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    Jim Veatch, WA2EUJ, three-time winner of the QST Homebrew Challenge has a design in the 100W class.

    Do a search on WA2EUJ to get the link to his YouTube video.

    The video has a link to PC boards.

    Ted, KX4OM
     
  7. KW4TI

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  8. YO9IRF

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