PCB's here!

A project log for PUZZLE: radio building blocks

Or how to build a HF transceiver and learn along the way!

mdasilvaM.daSilva 04/11/2017 at 09:434 Comments

Components are coming, one envelope after the other...

And this showed up the other day!

It looks better than I expected! The cutouts are really nice, I'll be able to break the boards away pretty easily. Next time, I'll add some vias on the tabs, to make them easier to separate. I could've put the boards closer together too...

There's nothing else I can so far, everything is in Belgium, and I'm 1200km away :) might get some stuff done next week (I'll be there for three days), no promises!


mvssarma wrote 11/25/2018 at 15:33 point


if you have  spare , I would love to buy 2 bare PCBs from you. I have most other parts with me.

Can you support me,




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Capt. Flatus O'Flaherty ☠ wrote 04/11/2017 at 13:46 point

Looking great! Good luck with putting it all together and de-bugging! I've just sent Gerber files off for a LNA (low noise amplifier) module. I use Sitopway in China - normally an 8 day turn around including delivery and very cheap!

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M.daSilva wrote 04/11/2017 at 17:17 point

Thanks! I'll see how it goes! 

Sitopway looks like an interesting option, they apparently assemble the PCBs too!

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Capt. Flatus O'Flaherty ☠ wrote 04/11/2017 at 18:00 point

Quality is superb, customer service is superb, price is probably 1/3 of DirtyPCB.

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