7/25/16 - LoudMouth Revision:B design completed and Gerber files sent to fabricator.
5/1/16 - Adding "remote control power" feature to SkyWave DX250 & SkyWave DX350 amplifiers.
3/20/16 - First "SkyWave DX250" available for sale.
2/28/16 - First "SkyWave DX250" Revision:B production boards have been fabricated and should arrive next week.
2/20/16 - Started document to track HF high power/low voltage RF bipolar transistor sub-standard semiconductors.
2/14/16 - "SkyWave DX250" Revision:B design has been released to production.
1/24/16 - Additional "SkyWave DX250" prototypes being tested.
1/16/16 - Additional "SkyWave DX250" Revision:A prototype boards are being assembled for testing.
1/11/16 - "SkyWave DX250" Revision:A testing in progress.
1/6/16 - First "SkyWave DX250" Revision:A prototype board is being assembled.
12/21/15 - "SkyWave DX250" Revision:A prototype boards on order.
11/26/15 - "SkyWave DX350" Revision:D has been released to production with the new heat sink design.
11/23/15 - Building first "SkyWave DX350" Revision:D unit. Testing a new heat sink design on this unit.
11/16/15 - "SkyWave DX250" Revision:A PCB completed. We hope to get a few prototype boards 1Q-2016 to test the new design.
11/8/15 - "SkyWave DX250" Revision:A PCB in progress.
9/12/15 - Work in progress on development of tuned single transistor ("SkyWave DX250") temperature compensated class-AB mobile amplifier utilizing the Macom MRF454 device.
9/12/15 - "Skywave DX350" Revision:D PCB complete.
9/9/15 - "SkyWave DX350" Revision:D PCB in progress to allow easier manufacturing.
8/13/15 - Final component changes have been made on the "SkyWave DX350" design to accomodate Macom MRF454 devices.
715/15 - Transition from discontinued Toshiba 2SC2879A to Macom MRF454 in "SkyWave DX350" amplifier in progress.
3/18/15 - "SkyWave DX350" Revision:C PCB released to production.
3/14/15 - Last pre-production "SkyWave DX350" unit has been completed & tested. This unit is available via Ebay.
3/7/15 - Prototype enclosure design completed. First proto unit with new PCB and enclosure being tested.
2/28/15 - Work in progress on development of enclosure for new "SkyWave DX350" amplifier.
2/17/15 - First pre-production unit available on Ebay.
2/9/15 - Testing went well on the first unit. Several more units will be be built up and performance tested. These units will then be available on Ebay.
2/2/15 - New "SkyWave DX350" Revision:B PCBs in testing phase.
1/30/15 - New "SkyWave DX350" PCBs have arrived. Testing will begin within several days.
1/20/15 - "SkyWave DX350" Revision:B printed circuit boards on order.
7/5/14 - "LoudMouth" reviews are very positive on Ebay.
5/17/14 - First "LoudMouth" production units available via Ebay.