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Simpleceiver Plus SSB Transceiver ~ A new DifX

A Move to the Simpleceiver SSB Transceiver. The Simpleceiver Plus SSB Transceiver is on the Air! 10/22/2017 ~ The Simpleceiver Plus SSB Transceiver 1st QSO with W1AW/6 It does not get any better than this -- imagine my surprise when at 9:30 AM PDST on 7.185 MHz I heard W1AW/6 calling CQ --several times. I could resist no longer. Gave him a call and the Op Marty, called me back. Boom! The Radio Gods Have Spoken. My very 1st QSO with the Simpleceiver Plus SSB Transceiver and it is with W1AW/6. This was a special events station at San Ramon, CA  (SF Bay area) in connection with Pacificon (a Ham Radio Event). I was running 500 MW with the EMRFD Driver board and my report was 5X8. Needless to say the most amazed person was me! San Ramon is about 350 Miles form the N6QW Newbury Park Laboratories. So OK -- here is a photo -- it looks like crap but works like a bomb!  The EMRFD Driver Board is at the Top Center off the bread board. I did not even have the TR relay set up so the Driver board is…