Features
 

Features and functions printed in orange color are new compared to MKII

 

General:

  • Single USB connection to computer

  • Stand alone operation

  • Complete "Computer ↔ Transceiver ↔ Amplifier" galvanic isolation

  • Internal 24-bit USB Audio

  • Standard USB Audio Class device – no custom driver required

  • Superior asynchronous USB audio data transfer

  • Internal low phase noise LO: -145dBc/Hz @1kHz

  • High dynamic range: 110 dB typical, 105 dB minimum

  • Separate and simultaneously operating Line and Microphone USB Audio Inputs

  • Extremely low noise floor: as low as <10µV effective

  • Additional Optical S/PDIF audio input/output ports

  • iLINK port for digital connection to iLINK enabled devices
    (Station Master, Station Master DeLuxe, SMΩRF) for frequency and data exchange
  • Real-Time audio levels monitoring on built-in color OLED display

  • Silent switching of all audio signals without relays

  • DSP for all analog signals, including microphone inputs



Radio control (CAT):

  • Two, managed (CAT protocol controlled) CAT ports for connecting two loggers or control programs at the same time

  • Up to 57600 Baud with handshake support

  • Integrated level converter for CI-V, FIF-232, IF-232, or RS-232 levels

  • Supports most Elecraft, Icom, Kenwood, Ten-Tec, Yaesu and other radios

  • Simplex SDR receiver tracking feature (Kenwood and Icom protocol supported)



Voice (SSB/AM/FM):

  • Two microphone support for headset and hand/desktop mic

  • Fixed or automatic microphone selection

  • Menu driven settings, no jumpers and trimmers

  • Individually adjustable Gain, Bias, Tone Emphasis and ALC supports seamless use of electret and dynamic microphones combinations

  • Individual “Voice” monitor loop-back for “TX Audio recording”

  • Digital Voice Keyer with nine messages per bank, up to 120 seconds each, unlimited number of banks


 

Digital (FSK/AFSK):

  • 24-bit, high dynamic range, very low distortion analog inputs

  • Dual channel receive capability

  • Ultra low noise floor for optimal decode level

  • Front panel transmit and receive level control knob

  • Separate Data PTT output for digital audio modes operation (AFSK) with microphone muting

  • True analog feel, low latency RTTY tuning indicator (crossed ellipses)

  • UART based, zero jitter FSK output

  • Re-sampled standard 45.0 Baud rate for accurate 45.45 Baud HAM RTTY speed

  • Intelligent diddle stuffing for no random gaps between characters

  • Supports data codes with 5/6/7/8 data bits and 1/1.5/2 stop bits

  • Sample accurate support for audio based P-FSK keying

  • Unique, hot switch protected FSK keying

  • Adjustable FSK keying polarity

  • PS/2 keyboard or keypad support for stand alone FSK transmission with type ahead function

  • Nine (9) user programmable FSK memories

 

 

CW:

  • Genuine WinKey™ v3 chip

  • Front panel speed knob

  • Selectable side tone for external speaker with "paddle side tone only" function

  • Individual side tone for “TX Audio recording”

  • Sample accurate support for audio based Q-CW keying

  • PS/2 keyboard or keypad support for stand alone CW “memory keyer” with type ahead function

  • Nine (9) user programmable memories

  • Logger independent contest auto-numbering (Field Day style)


Other:

  • 1 Watt amplifier for monitor/sidetone

  • Main OLED display

  • Isolated, high voltage optoMOS based PA and LNA keying outputs, no relays

  • CI-V output for controlling CI-V compatible Power Amplifiers or other accessories

  • Serial output for controlling stepper motor based antennas

  • User presets to recall all parameters for different logger or control programs

  • Optimized for future “Remote Control Suite” connection

  • Huge filtering for maximum RFI immunity

  • Metal/Aluminum case, powder coated and silk screened

  • Free, no time limit firmware/software upgrades via Internet