David, VK3DKR, brought along the compact home built mcHF transceiver to the latest Macedon Ranges Amateur Radio club meeting today.
The radio is impressive and David reports excellent receiver performance and good reports of the transmissions when used on SOTA activations. Here's a brief snippet:
The amazingly good reception with just a clip lead antenna can be explained...
I used a HackRF to record a slab of the 40m band during the recent RD contest on my home antenna and then played back that recording into a whip antenna for David to receive.
hackrf_transfer -r capture -f 7037000 -l 40
hackrf_transfer -t capture -f 7037000 -x 47 -R