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How to Build and Test Your Kit:  Construction Notes, Filter Adjustment, Suggestions and Pictures KAT2 Automatic Antenna Tuner (ATU) Notes
Troubleshooting Tips  Common K2 Problems and Solutions KSB2 SSB Adapter Notes
K1 and K2 Application Notes Includes Filter Adjustment, PSK31, Quick Reference Cards, Ext. PA Keying. Screen Savers and more! K160M 160M / 2nd RX Ant. Notes
Mods: Official (and Un-official) Modifications and Enhancements for your K2 Elecraft email List Archives

Elecraft K1, KX1, and K2 Builder Alerts

K1 Manual Errata Sheet (.pdf) 8 Nov 2008 Latest corrections to the K1 Manual 
K1 builder alert #1: 1 Dec 2000 Minor T-R switch mod
K1 Builder Alert #2: 19 Dec 2000 Different Toroids in some band modules

Builder's Alert Archives

Older Alerts for K1s, KX1s and K2s


It's our goal to continuously improve our kits and to communicate updates to you as quickly as possible.

Email us at to send in comments and corrections, get parts and for technical support. 

Also, the Elecraft email reflector is a great place to ask questions of other K2 builders.

Please send parts requests ONLY to  We may miss them if they are posted to the reflector or to our individual email addresses.

Above all, have fun building!

73,   Wayne & Eric

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