Mountain Top Radio 2.0 available for order

mtr_v2UPDATE: Sold out in 15 hours.

Steve KD1JV made his latest kit available for sale last night. The MTR (Version 2) is $155 postage paid ($165 for DX).

This new kit differs from the original MTR in that is a 3-band rig for the builder’s choice of 17, 20, 30, 40 and 80 meters (80m components not included with kit). The original version was a dual-bander.

The 2.0 version also has an LED display, several firmware changes and an On/Off switch (previous versions just turned off simply by unplugging the DC power connector).

Like all of Steve’s kits, this one utilizes many SMD components and is most definitely not for the beginning kit builder.

Steve asks that people who already have an MTR to refrain from ordering until 1800Z today; those who don’t have one may order the MTRv2 now by sending an intial $10 via PayPal.

Mine will be for 17, 20 and 40 meters and will be built with camera at hand for numerous photos to be posted as the build progresses.

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  6 comments for “Mountain Top Radio 2.0 available for order

  1. Scotty
    April 22, 2014 at 10:39 am

    Hey John, Will be looking forward to you build photos. Sent my $10 pay pal and it shows ok , so it looks like I’m going to have fun building. So glad Steve gave some of us newbies a crack at them first. Take care and have fun. de Scotty KG3W

  2. Guy
    April 22, 2014 at 11:30 am

    Unfortunately, as of 1600 utc, the new rigs are oversold by 19, i.e. 169 orders. So folks will have to wait for a 2nd run by Steve, KD1JV.

  3. April 22, 2014 at 11:35 am

    They don’t last long, do they. Too bad about them being sold out – I refrained from ordering months ago due to the fact that I’d built several ATS-series rigs. Looking forward to building this one – have fun with yours, Scotty.

    • Scotty
      April 22, 2014 at 1:59 pm

      I will John. I’m glad alot of first timers got a crack at these. I hope some of the guys in EU got them. Looking forward to trying the solder paste and hot air thing. 73 de Scotty KG3W

  4. Glen Torr
    April 24, 2014 at 4:51 am

    Hi John,

    I got one, last kit from Steve was a 25 Watt amp for the SWL White Mountain 20 meter SSB rig.

    I will be looking forward to your photos.

    A few VK SOTA guys were lucky.

    Cheers, Glen VK1FB

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