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The Portable KX3 -- Going for the Summit with the KX3 and KX3-2M/4M

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1.     BEFORE YOU START

1.1        Ordering Your New KX3

1.2        KXFL3 Roofing Filter

1.3        KX3 Options

1.4        What You get When You Order

1.5        Key to Symbols and Text Style

1.6        More Information

CHAPTER 2.     KX3 UTILITY PROGRAM

2.1        Configuring and Updating the KX3

2.2        Firmware

CHAPTER 3.     KX3 CONFIGURATION AND CALIBRATION

3.1        Introduction

3.2        Power On and Off

3.3        Configuration Menus

3.4        Configuring and Updating the KX3

3.5        Reset – When All Else Fails

3.6        Configuring the KX3

3.7        Calibrating the KX3

3.8        Other KX3 Set Ups

3.9        KX3 Microphone Set Up

CHAPTER 4.     KX3 OPERATIONS

4.1        Band and Mode Selection

4.2        Tunable Functions

4.3        VFOs

4.4        Dual-Watch Receiver Mode

4.5        Operating Split

4.6        Memories

4.7        Noise blanking and Noise Reduction

4.8        Audio Effects

4.9        Using an External Speaker

4.10      Clock and Alarm

4.11      Remote Control, Programmable Function Keys, and Macros

CHAPTER 5.     CW

5.1        Getting Started

5.2        CW Weight

5.3        CW Break-In Operation

5.4        CW Front Panel Controls

5.5        Connecting a Key

5.6        Setting Your Sidetone Pitch

5.7        Zero Beating the Station

5.8        Computer Operated CW

5.9        CW Message Memories

5.10      The KX3 CW Decoder

5.11      Using the KX3 Utility Program for CW

CHAPTER 6.     SSB

6.1        Getting Started

6.2        The Digital Voice Recorder (DVR)

CHAPTER 7.     FM AND AM

7.1        FM

7.2        Repeater Operation

7.3        AM

CHAPTER 8.     DIGITAL MODES

8.1        Data Modes

8.2        Data Text Decode

8.3        CW-to-Data

8.4        Using the KX3 Utility Program for Digital Modes

8.5        Data Mode Computer Connections and Set Up

8.6        Radio Teletype (RTTY)

8.7        PSK

8.8        Other Digital Modes

8.9        Riding the Thermals

CHAPTER 9.     KX3 OPERATING HINTS AND KINKS

9.1        Reducing Interference with Filtering

9.2        Notch Filter

9.3        Noise Rejection

9.4        Preamplifier, Attenuator and RF Gain Control

9.5        Automatic Gain Control – AGC

9.6        Audio Effects – AFX

9.7        Receiver Audio Equalizing

9.8        VFO B Alternate Display

9.9        Other KX3 Features

9.10      Oops, Why is it doing That?

CHAPTER 10.   KX3 HARDWARE

10.1      The KX3 Receiver

10.2      The KX3 Transmitter

10.3      Software Defined Radios – SDRs

10.4      The KXBC3 NiMH Battery Charger and Real-Time Clock

10.5      Real-Time Clock and Alarm

10.6      The KXAT3 20 W Antenna Tuner

10.7      KX3 Interface Circuits

CHAPTER 11.   THE KX3-2M/4M VHF TRANSVERTER MODULE

11.1      Transverters

11.2      Ordering your Transverter Module

11.3      Setting up the Transverter Module

11.4      Operating

11.5      Frequency Stability Issues

11.6      Oops Why is it Doing That?

APPENDIX A.   GLOSSARY AND DEFINITIONS

APPENDIX B.   MICROPHONES

APPENDIX C.   KX3 CONFIGURATION MENU

APPENDIX D.   KX3 FIRMWARE UPDATE RECORDS

 

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