[Assembled PK-DC keyer chip picture, you'll get
it unassembled !]

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NEW (5/20/2007) - PK-DC keyer chip kit



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The PK-DC is an upgrade for the Hendricks QRP Kits DC-xx or Simple Keyer stock keyer chip. It is a simple surface mount kit including a circuit board, SO-8 keyer chip, 8 gold plated pins and an 8 pin socket used in assembly. It offers:

  • 8 wpm to 49 wpm speed range
  • paddle speed control
  • three, 40 character, non-volatile memories (settings saved without power)
  • iambic a or b modes
  • Bug mode
  • Autospace mode
  • Beacon mode with adjustable delay between sends
  • Reverse paddle mode
  • 5 dit-dah tune mode


  • Download the PK-DC manual and the diagram

    Here is a bottom view of the assembled PK-DC keyer chip kit: [bottom view of Assembled PK-DC keyer chip picture, you'll get
it unassembled !]


    chip kit price (no manual) is $5 + shipping/handling
    the SO-8 keyer chip only (no board, pins or socket) is $3 + shipping/handling



    to purchase the PK-DC kit, print out a Kit order form to figure your order manually
    or try our: javascript order form to let your browser do the math!
    OR to pay with a credit card use the Paypal shopping add to cart button below.

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    Downloadable files for PK-DC

    The Acrobat files of complex diagrams (like the schematic) may not view well on your computer screen - suggestion: use the magnifier to zoom in for better detail or print out the file.

    pkdcb.pdf (28k) - an Acrobat file of the PK-DC manual

    pkdc.pdf (9k) - an Acrobat file of the PK-DC diagram

    Chuck Carpenter, W5USJ, was kind enough to supply the following docs for the PK-DC:

    PK-DCKeyerMenus.pdf (15k) - an Acrobat file of the PK-DC cheat sheet

    PK-DCkit-1.JPG (33k) - a JPEG picture of the PK-DC mounted in a Simple Keyer kit

    PK-DC_-_SKC-Va.pdf (341k) - an Acrobat file of using the PK-DC chip without the kit

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