W1REX Buildathon Curriculum Vitae


2019 FDIM Buildathon @ FDIM convention / Dayton Hamvention @ Dayton OH

O*Scope FUN! kit: a board that provides various signals to help learn how to

use your little pocket oscilloscope.

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=F19>


2018 Rocky Mountain Division convention @ Alburquerque NM

TWO Buildathons

1 – Directional Power Meter: an updated version of the Simple Direction Power

Meter designed by Roy Lewallen, W7EL, and published in 2/90 QST

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=Q17>


2 – Updated 4-FER QRP Test Equipment projects this time updated to a NoS

(NoSolder) Buildathon kit

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=R8S>


2018 NEQRP Club Buildathon / New England Division convention @ Boxboro MA

Directional Power Meter: an updated version of the Simple Direction Power Meter designed by Roy Lewallen, W7EL, and published in 2/90 QST

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=F18>


2018 Limerick Boy Scout Troop 329 100th Anniversary Camporee

Pocket friendly Piezo Buzzer & LED Night Sender key

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=LNK>


2018 AAROW Bus Buildathon (55 hams riding a bus to Dayton from Ann Arbor MI)

FunKeyer: a NoS (No Solder) push button keyer with built in games!

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=FUN>

2018 FDIM Buildathon @ FDIM convention / Dayton Hamvention @ Dayton OH

Directional Power Meter: an updated version of the Simple Direction Power Meter designed by Roy Lewallen, W7EL, and published in 2/90 QST

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=F18>


2017 NEQRP Club Buildathon / New England Division convention @ Boxboro MA

World's Biggest Buildathon Transmitter this time a Solder version...

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=WBB>



2018 AAROW Bus Buildathon (55 hams riding a bus to Dayton from Ann Arbor MI)

UKBB: a NoS (No Solder) rf Probe kit

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=UKBB>


2017 FDIM Buildathon @ FDIM convention / Dayton Hamvention @ Dayton OH

X-CHECKer Crystal Grinding Oscillator & Frequency Counter

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=Q17>



2016 GQRP Club Rishworth convention @ Rishworth UK

Forum: UK's Biggest Buildathon: NO Solder RF Probe kit

110 Builders in 20 minutes in the lecture hall with NO tables or soldering irons!

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=UKBB>


2016 Hall of Science ARC Booth @ New York City Maker Faire

Maker Sender ][ Key: a new full pcb version of the Maker Sender key

a FREE build it in the booth LED based Morse sender key for kids

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=MF6>


2016 NEQRP Club Buildathon / New England Division convention @ Boxboro MA

Hamfest Buddy II Transmitter (WBB kit) a NO solder 20m transmitter

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=WBB>


2016 FDIM Buildathon @ FDIM convention / Dayton Hamvention @ Dayton OH

1 – Forum: 'World's Biggest Buildathon' building the Hamfest Buddy][, a

20m Transmitter with 246 Builders in the Ballroom with

absolutely NO soldering irons in sight!

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=WBB>


2 – Buildathon: Limerick Paddles & Keyer: an updated printed circuit board

dual lever paddles with built in PicoKeyer keyer chip.

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=LKP>


2015 NEQRP Club Buildathon / New England Division convention @ Boxboro MA

Boxboro Paddles & Keyer: printed circuit board dual lever paddles with

built in PicoKeyer keyer chip.

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=LKP>


2015 FDIM Buildathon @ FDIM convention / Dayton Hamvention @ Dayton OH

4-FER QRP Test Equipment pack: RF Probe, Dummy Load & Power Probe,

Crystal Oscillator Signal Generator & Frequency Counter

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=FQ5>


2014 Hall of Science ARC Booth @ New York City Maker Faire

Maker Sender Key: a FREE build it in the booth LED based Morse sender

key for both kids & their parents using Manhattan construction.

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=MAK>



2014 FDIM Buildathon @ FDIM convention / Dayton Hamvention @ Dayton OH

Hamfest Pocket Stick: a pocket protector friendly programmable hamfest

LED Ider

<http://qrpme.com/docs/FDIM2014>


2013 Monte Sano QRP event / Huntsville Hamfest @ Huntsville AL

Tuna Tin 2 Buildathon & MOJO ceremony

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=40A>


2013 FDIM Buildathon @ FDIM convention / Dayton Hamvention @ Dayton OH

Beaconator: a 30m beacon transmitter using a PicoKeyer and open can

crystal suitable for 'penning' down

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=FQ3>


2012 FDIM Buildathon @ FDIM convention / Dayton Hamvention @ Dayton OH

Solderman: LOTS of hacking, modding & soldering FUN to create a nifty

QRP soldering aid

<http://qrpme.com/docs/Solderman.pdf>


2011 NORCAL QRP convention / Pacificon @ Santa Clara CA

1 – CA Bling: brake pedal controlled Morse Code message sender

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=CAB>


2 – 49'er: IR Remote Controlled Relays

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=49R>


3 – Picaxe Playset: Picaxe development board in a mint tin

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=PPS>



2011 FDIM Buildathon @ FDIM convention / Dayton Hamvention @ Dayton OH

1 – Buildathon: Lil' Squall Transceiver...a tinkerer's delight

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=FQ3>


2 – Live Streamed Build-Along Crystal Checker in a mint tin

<http://qrpme.com/?p=product&id=BAF>



2009 FDIM Buildathon @ FDIM convention / Dayton Hamvention @ Dayton OH

Supporting Rev. George Dobbs G3RJV & Ken Evans W4DU

Sudden Receiver using Manhattan Construction with MeSquares & MePads

<http://qrpme.com/docs/FDIM2009 Buildathon.pdf>