This section is to provide information, documentation, and supplements to the ME series QRP rigs.
Latest ME40+ assembly manual in PDF
Latest ME80+ assembly manual in PDF
Latest ME30+ assembly manual in PDF
Latest ME20+ assembly manual in PDF
HELP! I can't tune in the right frequencies
EIA resistor color code
Picture of ME40+ wound toroids
Component identification explanation
Addendums - Please read!
External Frequency Display
20 meter transformer mod
Hard to find parts
Modifications - Submit your pictures, ideas, and mods you wish to share
Feedback - email us your feedback both good and bad. We will post it here. We want to hear from all owners. We will strive to make this kit even better or post your mods.
Links to the ME40+ or SW40 QRP radios and accessories. Many good hot links!
Circuit board release V1.0 as of Feb 5, 2018
What's new in board version 1.1
Picture of assembled board (click on board to view a high resolution image to compare to your board)
The ME40+ and ME30+ board kit only come with circuit board, bags of parts and assembly manual for $60.00 plus $7.40 shipping to US destinations only and Money Order or Paypal only. The board kit only DOES NOT include the enclosure. You must provide a suitable custom enclosure, front panel pots and knobs, and rear panel connectors or order them from below. Foreign orders will have appropriate shipping and customs charges added. For foreign orders it's quicker to use ebay. Please specify which band you desire.
If you want just the circuit board it is available for $10.95 plus shipping.
If you don't know how or are uneasy in winding toroids, you can order a set of pre-wound toroids (specify which band) from Midway for plus shipping. Contact Midway by email for details.
If you want to order the rear panel parts, the headphone jack, power jack, key jack, and antenna connector, they are available for $9.95 plus shipping.
Front panel parts, the legacy knobs, 2 pots, 4 standoffs for $11.95 plus shipping.
Enclosure kit with knobs, pots, all rear panel connectors, board standoffs, and rubber feet is now available for $36.95 plus shipping.
Save money and buy the complete enclosure kit which includes everything but the completed circuitboard for $37.95 plus shipping.
Or purchase the whole kit including everything for $92.95 plus shipping (please specify band)
Please contact Midway Electronics by email for availability and orders.
Note: 80 and 20 meter kits are on hold, soon to be released.
If ordering more than one set of items shipping will be combined for only $7.40 total. Shipping will be USPS Priority 2-3 Days within the U.S..
Fully assembled and tested boards will soon be available. Also complete transceiver in enclosure for any band, ready to use will be forthcoming.
All prices subject to change. Shipping prices for U.S. orders only.
Ordering and contact information: email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This email is also used for Paypal
No B.S. Warranty
If you feel this project is beyond your scope you can return it for a full refund.
If you started assembling this board and you feel you are incapable of finishing it you can return it for a full refund.
If you build this radio and you cannot get it to perform to specifications you can return it for repair. If we find it is a component fault there will be no charge and we will return it to you fully functioning as to specifications, postage paid.
If we find there was a component or components put in wrong, backwards, or damaged by you or if there was improper assembling or soldering techniques or poor soldering, or shorts, depending on condition there may be a repair charge of $20.00 plus $6.70 shipping in the U.S.
If you are just unsatisfied and wish to return kit in good condition, we will refund the total cost paid by you less shipping. We want only satisfied customers.
If you own a Small Wonder Labs SW40+, SW30+, SW80+, or SW20+ and have problems troubleshooting it, or need it set up for a different frequency span, we will be happy to repair your SW unit for a nominal fee. Please contact Midway for details.