SR63ng::What is it:
The SR63ng is a near clone of Tony
Parks' recently retired SR63
RXTX board. The board has the same physical
dimensions and connector
registration as the original. It differs from
the original in the use
of surface mount components (SMT) rather than
The SR63ng does differ from the original
in that it does
support the Rocky serial port interface. The
SR63ng can be used as a
stand-alone system with the addition of Tony
This card was created to support the MOBO-4.3
system and not to
compete with Tony Parks excellent Softrock
series of cards.
Preliminary tests performed by Mike Collins
show the SR63ng to
be equivalent to the original SR6,3 RXTX.
The use of 0805 sized SMT components requires
a steady hand
a measured approach to building. This
kit is not recommended for beginners as some
components require advanced soldering
Currently, there are no
'instructions' on how to assemble the kit.
Schematics and component
placement are the only aids provided.
The kit'ing system is rudimentary but
Prices and Ordering:
kit is no longer available from Yoyodyne
Consulting. Larry Yaw, W9AMR, currently offers
this kit and support. Larry may be reached at
W9AMR@AOL.com for kit prices and support.
An archive containing schematics, parts layout
and a BOM
is available here
SR63ng built by WA6LTV