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Building Your Own Gear is Half the Fun!

The Elecraft K3S (Factory assembled or kit), KX1, K2 and K2/100 amateur radio kits capture the excitement of building and opeK2 Transceiverrating your own full-featured HF radio. Discover the thrill of building and really understanding your own radio  equipment. Imagine the feeling you will get from your first QSO when you tell the other operator that you built it yourself!

"I Can't Believe It's a Kit!"

The K2 is a full-featured HF transeiver with the options you have come to expect from radios costing over twice as much. Two VFOs with multiple memories, split TX/RX operation, RIT/XIT, full break-in CW, memory keyer, narrow IF crystal filtering, excellent dynamic range and IF derived AGC are standard on the K2. 

 

K2 TransceiverComprehensive Assembly and User Manuals
Our illustrated step-by-step assembly instructions include modular assembly
and check out of each control, receive and transmit stage. Clear instructions combined with an extensive theory of operation section make the K2 radios you can easily build, understand and even modify. (You can even download our manuals.)     

Easy to Build, Understand and Repair
The Elecraft's wireless design methodology eliminates most point-to-point wiring inside the radio. Boards plug directly into each other to form a clean, rugged and open design. All boards are easily accessible for test, alignment and repair. The KX1 and K2 utilize only through-hole user installed components for easy construction.                                                                                                  

Lab Equipment Not Required
Both the K2 and K3 include built in test firmware and equipment to make alignment and test quick and easy, without requiring a lab full of expensive test equipment. Built in equipment includes a digital voltmeter, ammeter, frequency counter (K2) and RF power meter. Microprocessor based self-alignment firmware speeds the testing of your kit. 

Top Quality PC Boards and Components AF1
We use professional grade printed circuit boards and components for all of our kits to make your building experience the best possible and to ensure your ultimate success. 


Strong Customer Support
Our technical support via telephone and the Internet will get your Elecraft kit up and running quickly. On-line manuals, Builder's Resource Web Page, trouble shooting guides and our Elecraft Email List user group (now over 1,500 builders strong) make building our kits a great experience.