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Radioddity QR20 released

Discussion in 'General Ham Radio Discussion' started by Big Kahuna, May 26, 2021.

  1. Big Kahuna

    Big Kahuna Sr. Member

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    I'm sure most of you already saw this but I'll post here anyways -

    https://www.radioddity.com/products/radioddity-qr20

    Tiny little guy and 100KHZ to 2GHZ

    Manual - https://radioddity.s3.amazonaws.com/Radioddity QR20 User Manual_Digital Version_20210526.pdf

    Not sure I'd drop $700 on one but interesting.

    The Radioddity QR20 is an ultra-portable full-frequency full-mode SDR radio with a reception from 100kHz to 2GHz and transmit from 160m to 70cm. The operation modes include SSB, CW, AM, FM, RTTY and digital modes. It includes multiple advanced functions and features as an SRD radio station.

    The QR20 is designed with both USB and DC interface power supply modes. The display adopts high-brightness and high-resolution liquid crystal display with adjusted backlight brightness, which can be clearly displayed outdoors. The panel is designed with full keyboard, which is convenient for various operations. The keyboard is with backlight to help operate this radio in a dark environment.

    The QR20 has a built-in Bluetooth module, a USB cable integrated sound card and a serial port. You can easily control the radio with a single USB cable. The QR20 has a lot of advanced features that are only available in large base stations.



    This gear has dual VFO mode, different frequency operation function, intermediate frequency offset adjustment, receiving frequency fine-tuning, intermediate frequency noise suppression, AGC speed selection, RF gain adjustment, squelch control, front attenuator, AM aviation communication reception, AM/FM Broadcast reception, built-in telegraph automatic key, automatic key-point ratio adjustment, built-in CTCSS analog tone, automatic shutdown function (APO), transmission timeout function (TOT); connection with computer and computer-aided control function, copy function, etc. In addition, the QR20 has several modules to customize more functions.

    Features:

    1. Real-time spectrum
    2. Waterfall chart
    3. Supports FT8 mode
    4. Using software-defined radio technology (SDR), with multi-band and multi-mode (SSB, CW, RTTY, AM, FM, and optional DMR) support
    5. Double conversion circuit structure
    6. IF width and IF shift hardware and software can be modified to provide powerful IF interference suppression
    7. DSP digital noise reduction
    8. Built-in 160-6 meters high-speed automatic antenna tuner
    9. Built-in electronic key controller, all parameters can be set flexibly
    10. Built-in sound card with IQ and audio output
    11. USB TYPEC3.1 interface for power supply and computer connection
    12. High precision TXCO ± 0.5ppm (-10-60 ℃)
    13. Ultra-wide working voltage range: 5-32VDC
    14. Power supply reverse polarity protection
    15. GPS / BeiDou, GSM, electronic compass (acceleration, angle sensor) (optional)
    16. GPS time service (requires optional GPS module)
    17. Built-in UTC clock
    18. Voltage display
    19. VOX
    20. Support RTTY, DTU, CW via keyboard
    21. Ultra-light weight: ≤4.4lb (2kg)
    22. IF IQ signal output available (which enables DRM decoding via PC)
     
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  2. sp5it

    sp5it Master of puppets

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  3. Big Kahuna

    Big Kahuna Sr. Member

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    You're right, I had seen that before but had forgotten about it. Good call.

    That website link got flagged as a trojan risk when I clicked.
     
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  4. nomadradio

    nomadradio Analog Retentive

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    Gotta tell you, a name like "Radioddity" right away suggests english was not the marketing director's mother tongue. Reminds me of the story about GM when they introduced the Chevy Nova to sell in Brazil.

    Sales were just agonizingly slow, compared to how the same model sold in other countries.

    And then someone explained that "No Va" in portuguese means "No Go".

    Can't remember what they changed the name to.

    73
     
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  5. Rwb

    Rwb Sr. Member

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    radioditty makes me think you gonna dance a diddy from gettin screwed with chinacom crap.from the land of almost rite
     

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