DRAWS

DRAWS™ Shipping Status

Boards are in test and backorders will ship this week.

DRAWS™ will remain on backorder for new orders until the next shipment arrives end of July.

HamPi 1.0 Released – Includes support for DRAWS™

Attention All Hams Using Raspberry Pi For Ham Radio:

I am pleased to announce that HamPi 1.0 is now available for public download!
Please use the attached BitTorrent file to make it easier for everyone to get the image. And after you have completed downloading, please continue to seed for at least a week so other hams can benefit.
 
If you cannot or will not use BitTorrent, below are several download mirrors.
Direct Download Links:
US Callsign Alpha Prefix download here: https://bit.ly/HamPi_1_0-W3DJS
US Callsign Kilo Prefix download here: https://bit.ly/HamPi_1_0-WA4ZXV
US Callsign November Prefix download here: https://bit.ly/HamPi_1_0-N5XMT
US Callsign Whiskey Prefix download here: https://bit.ly/HamPi_1_0-KE8OHG

All other Prefixes download here: https://bit.ly/HamPi_1_0-VE4VR

If you run into issues, please post to the forum on https://groups.io/g/RaspberryPi-4-HamRadio/ first. If you see a bug (defect), please report it on the GitHub issues page at: https://github.com/dslotter/HamPi/issues

Good luck and 73!

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Dave Slotter, W3DJS

Product Shipping Status:

ThumbDV™ is in stock!

DRAWS™ Boards are in the ASSY Queue, still waiting on a few components.

DRAWS™ Cases should receive approval this week.

Shipping Update

ThumbDV™ shipped from the assembly house. Customer shipments Monday!

DRAWS™ Had a PCB Fab error and was re-run. We’ll keep you posted.

DRAWS™ Update

Component shortages have been filled and we have an assembly slot scheduled, so DRAWS™ Boards should ship by the end of the month.

The aluminum case was approved and the final prototypes are being made. We will post a video on case assembly as soon as they arrive.

Thanks for your patience.

DRAWS™ Update

Sample cases are in house, as well as PCB Fabs, so we can confirm both case designs and move to production. We are still chasing component shortages and longer lead times on the boards. Our assembly house is open, but also impacted by the stay at home order.

We still have plenty of inventory on the ThumbDV™, on sale for $99.95!

Thanks for your patience, and stay safe!
Bryan K7UDR

DRAWS™ Update

Sample Cases have shipped and will be here next week. We have moved into our new facility and are ready when DRAWS™ Boards arrive later this month.

ThumbDV™s are in stock.

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Shipping Status Update

We do not have a definitive ship date for Aluminum Cases yet, as a few details are being worked out.

Acrylic cases are available from C4Labs here:

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DRAWS Boards are in assembly and will ship when we return from Dayton.

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DRAWS™ Kit and TurnKey Available for Order

We have now opened orders for:

DRAWS™ Kit $199.95
For the Do-It-Your Selfer who wants to save money by doing the “Box Build” and SW Integration:

  • DRAWS™ HAT
  • GPS Antenna with LNA
  • 2 Mini DIN-6 M/M 2m Cables
  • Aluminum Case with 5.5mm x 2.1mm Power Connector
  • The customer will provide their own Raspberry Pi and SD Card (which are not included in the kit)

DRAWS™ TurnKey $299.95
Assembled and tested DRAWS™ in an Aluminum Case with Pi and SW Loaded:

  • DRAWS™ HAT
  • GPS Antenna with LNA
  • 2 Mini DIN-6 M/M 2m Cables
  • Aluminum Case with 5.5mm x 2.1mm Power Connector
  • Raspberry Pi 3B+ with Heatsink
  • 16GB Micro SD-CARD preloaded with image

If you have a back-order for a DRAWS™ HAT, we will provide a link to upgrade to a Kit or Turnkey Unit later this week.

For existing DRAWS™ Customers:

We have changed the HAT Layout to facilitate assembly, moving the SMA connector from the side to the end. This makes the new aluminum case incompatible with the Early-Adopter HATs.

We have partnered with C4Labs to make an excellent Acrylic Case that will work with either layout. Join their mailing list for price and delivery.

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All Early-Adopters will also receive a discount coupon to purchase a Kit or TurnKey unit.

DRAWS™ Turnkey Units

We’re just back from the Excellent MicroHAMs conference in Redmond WA.

The aluminum cases and full turnkey units will be available for purchase on April 15th, shipping by Dayton Hamvention. We will have stock on-hand for sale at Hamvention as well.