RS-918SSB HF SDR Transceiver


Recent RS-918SSB

Quanzhou Risen Electronics Co., Ltd

The Chinese Recent, Quanzhou Risen Electronics Co. Ltd, manufacturer of Digital and Analog transceivers, recently released the RS-918SSB a QRP HF SDR Transceiver working all HF Ham Radio Bands, with a maximum output power of 15W, in SSB, CW, AM (RX only), FM and FreeDV.

The compact dimensions 215×74×62mm and the weight of 623g make it an interesting transceiver for portable operations.

RS-918SSB Main Features

  • Spectrum Dynamic Waterfall Display
  • Multiple Working Modes: Receive,Transmit,Tune,VFO,SPLIT
  • DSP Digital Signal Processing Noise Reduction
  • Automatic Notch Filter
  • Humanized Interface Color Display
  • Receive Fine Tuning Function, Changeable MIC Gain Value
  • VCC Power Supply Voltage Indication Table
  • Transmit Signal Strength Display Table
  • Multifunctional Instrument: SWR Meter, AVD Audio Frequency Meter, ALC Signal Modulation Meter

RS-918SSB Technical Specifications

  • Frequency Range – RX: 1.8-30MHz  TX:All HAM HF BANDS
  • Operating Mode – SSB(J3E),CW,AM(RX Only), FM, FREE-DV
  • TX Power – 5W (Standard, DC 13.8V) , 15W (Full,DC 13.8V)
  • Receiving Sensitivity – 0.11~0.89μV (RFC 50-20)
  • Minimum Frequency Step – 1Hz
  • Operating Voltage – DC9~15V
  • Antenna Impedance – 50Ω
  • Frequency Stability –  ±1.5PPM @ Power on 5 Minutes (Standard) ; ±0.5PPM if Optional TCXO Used
  • Product Dimension (W × H × D) – 215×74×62mm(Mounting Bracket Included)
  • Weight – 623g

RS-918SSB Price

According to Larry Yang of Quanzhou Risen Electronics Co. Ltd, the RS-918SSSB is sold at USD 350 + Shipping Costs.

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As far as we know the RS-918SSB is based on the well known mcHF QRP transceiver project originally designed by Chris M0NKA.

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