Pocket PAL ][ Handy Dandy Hamfest parts Checker

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The PocketPAL is a mint tin sized tester for all kinds of hamfest goodies that you can't ordinarily test with a DVM. Several constant current and voltage sources can be used to test panel meters, LEDs, and many other current or voltage driven devices. An on-board oscillator can running at 14.31818 and a divide by 2 circuit can be used for testing oscilloscopes, receivers, frequency meters and other RF devices requiring an RF signal. A Picaxe microprocessor is also on-board and can be programmed to act as a frequency counter with Morse code audio output, and an audio frequency sweep generator for testing headphones, speakers, piezo elements etc. A crystal oscillator ties to the frequency counter circuit for measuring quartz crystals.

As of November 27,2017, the PocketPAL kit is now a version 2 kit, Pocket PAL ][, with all the mods eliminated and with new printed circuit board and parts set.
The documentation for the new version have titles starting with Pocket PAL ][, whereas documents pretaining to the older / original version start with orig-

  • Pocket PAL ][ Builders Guide
  • Pocket PAL ][ BOM
  • Pocket PAL ][ Schematic
  • Pocket PAL ][ Download Cable Build
  • PAL Program - VERBOSE text
  • PAL Program - LITE text
  • PAL Program - VERBOSE
  • PAL Program - LITE
  • orig-Pocketpal-BOM
  • orig-PAL-1
  • orig-PAL-2A
  • ori-PAL-2B
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  • orig-PAL Schematic