During last weekend me and Stan LZ1GC prepared main equipment for CW/SSB – RGO ONE (ser.n. 1900012). Stan will be active as T30GC west Kiribati from 7th to 23th october 2019. RGO ONE will drive ACOM-1200 amplifier with vertical antennas.
At last we have preliminary information on upcoming AUTO antenna tuner option for RGO ONE HF transceiver: Built in single PCB 120x50x13mm Bands 160 – 10 meters Output unballanced (coaxial cable) Matching impedances 12 – 300 ohm
Firmware update is performed by a tool for programming ATMEL microcontrollers – AVRDUDESS Requirements: – PC with windows – Requires .NET Framework 2.0 SP1 or newer. All systems since Windows Vista will have the required version already installed. – High-speed
A lot of HAMs came to our table (1804) on a flea market of Dayton HAM vention. We installed portable setup – RGO ONE transceiver – battery powered jump starter was used. Antenna was MFJ portable whip 10-40m. We made
For the second time we will attend Dayton HAM vention. RGO ONE will be ready for real tests on battery power and portable MFJ antenna from flea market area place #1804 (very close to the flea market entrance)
RGO ONE operating manual is ready and can be downloaded from here: manual ver. 1.01b from june 2019 manual ver. 100b from april 2019 RGO ONE BLOCK DIAGRAM RGO ONE technical supplement (BOARDS layout & schematics): RGO ONE tech supplement
Front panel consist of two boards. One of them is CPU board with main microcontroller AtXMEGA128A3U-AU, main dial optical encoder BOURNS, mechanical encoders, dual concentric potentiometer AF/RF. This board holds LCD&switch PCB.
This is latest specs sheet RGO ONE SPECS Meanwhile you can see number three in action -making QSO with german special event station
Serial number three (190003) RGO ONE HF transceiver is alive! Yesterday we finished assembly and adjustment process so it is ready to go. First production lot (10pcs.) will be with serials between 190003 and 190012. We will reserve number one
RGO ONE Main Board (MB) or so called mother board fits all connectors on the rear panel, power supply, I/O controller (second CPU). MB is also intended to be a chassis for all RF boards and options, as long as