Home brew is an amateur radio slang term for home-built, noncommercial radio equipment often using simple designs.
A large and varied selection of projects to build. English and Japanese text.
Antennas, keyers, amplifiers and equipment for digital modes.
Many good hints and projects for the homebrewer.
Homebrew transceivers and other projects.
Forum includes HF/VHF antenna projects, high power Russian GS35B RF amplifiers, mobile RFI solutions, and vintage radios.
Technical information for HF, remote-control and digital decoding devices, plus a CPU-based hardware project.
Homebrew site with a hf-mobile, magnetic loop antenna and duplexer projects. Also cable datasheets are available.
Jason shares information on design and construction of a vintage 813 beam power tube CW crystal transmitter.
73 de WD5GNR
Information about homebrew electronics, PC boards, microcontrollers, Basic Stamps, and other aspects of ham radio. Projects, and tips.
Site from Alan Yates, VK2ZAY, with his personal homebrew amateur radio projects.
Offers information about homemade audio amplifiers, RF amplifiers, auxiliary ham radio equipment including antenna designs and constructions.
Yahoo RFamplifiers Group
A forum for the exchange of how-to information about homebrewing RF power amplifiers for ham radio use, or for repairing and modifying boatanchor versions of same.
Amateur Radio construction projects including QRP, homebrew and kits. Special event operating across the UK.
Norm in Wisconsin has posted photos and details of his 6V6 QRP CW rig built in a cigar box and an 80 to 10 transceiver.
For radio enthusiasts interested in building and using the 1950s-60s era HBR receivers. Repair information for Heathkit SB-104, SB-101, and HW-101 transceivers.
Notes, and archives about boatanchors, tube rigs, homebrewing, Heathkits and QRP.
VE3XRM offers an electronic circuit library and photos of various radios in his collection.
Small collection of circuit ideas and projects by Paul Balaam.
Jim Garland offers a homebrew gallery, shows his vintage collection, and provides his biography and family pictures.
Bill Patton shares content on the RockMite QRP transceiver and the Heathkit GR-81 regenerative receiver, his history in radio and some antenna projects. Pennsylvania.
Amateur Radio Antennas
Offers a collection of antenna plans for HF and VHF bands, with assembling instructions, drawings and pictures.
Combination of news, views and podcasts. Main subjects featured are contesting, SDR projects, and radio related IT topics.
Multi element beam design notes and polar plots covering the 10m, 6m, and 2m Amateur Bands, plus one design for the 406MHz to 410MHz Radio Astronomy Band.
Christoph Petermann with articles on making antennas and equipment.
Various receivers, transceivers and converters for HF to UHF.
Offers details on building an indoor stealth antenna and information on experiences with them.
Pictures, schematics and descriptions of modifications for vacuum-tube receivers.
Glowbug references from ARRL handbooks, schematics, projects, files and archives.
George describes his homebrew projects: a 40m CW/SSB receiver, 40m 100 watt CW/SSB/AM/RTTY transmitter, 75m AM transceiver and 600 Watt HF amplifier.
Offers some information and schematics including on longwave transmitters, and upconverters, QRP transmitter and PIC controlled DDS VFO. Also features pictures of non directional beacons.
QRP and HOMEBREW
Homebrewing of transceivers, receivers, transmitters and test equipment. [Italian - English]
N6GN Microwave Link Page
Information about the Multi-Megabit/sec Microwave Data Link article which was first published in the December 1989 edition of Ham Radio Magazine.
A multiband Yagi for 14.28 MHz. Technical data and a detailed manual in PDF are online. User reports and a kit service are available.
Homebrew amateur radio receivers, transmitters, transceivers and accessories. QRP related.
Classic HF receivers and electronic constructional projects including a telephone exchange, spectrum analyzer, and homemade TTL computers.
Glowbugs Radio by UU1CC
Glowbugs homebrew projects, rare tube data, translated articles from the old xUSSR HAM-radio handbooks and magazines.