Welcome to the MOuSeFET CW Transmitter Page
Updated information, improved circuitry and layout diagrams.
article was in December, 1986 QST by
Mike Masterson WN2A (formerly KA2HZA).
Reprinted in QRP Classics,1990.
Winner QST Cover Plaque Award,Dec 1986
|Revision 4: January 2003||Improved Keying|
|Revision 5: January 2007||Improved Power and More|
|Revision 6: 17March 2013||Cleaner Signal with Improved Keying.
Additional Circuit and Construction Information.
QST Editor for
this article was Paul Pagel, N1FB-
(whom is credited with the term MOuSeFET)
Chuck Hutchison W8CH,Technical Editor
set up the ARRL Lab tests.
transmitters have performed extremely well over the years,
with no component failures or downtime since they were built in 1985.
They have been used portable on camping and vacation trips , driving a
variety of antennas often with less than perfect VSWR loads. They are
intended to provide a clean keyed CW signal on 80,40 or 30 meters of
12-20 watts output from +12-+13.8 VDC.
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Thanks to Rob, PA3EQB for Much Helpful Advice and Editing this Revision,
and also Bill, W∅MS for the August 2011 QST article on the transmitters.