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
HELP! I can't tune in the right frequencies
EIA resistor color code
Picture of ME40+ wound toroids
Component identification explanation
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!
New circuit board release as of Feb 5, 2018
Picture of assembled board (click on board to view a high resolution image to compare to your board)
The ME40+, ME80+, and ME30+ kits 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. 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 $2.00 U.S. 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 $8.95 plus $7.40 shipping. Contact Midway by email for details.
Fully assembled and tested boards will soon be available. Also complete transceiver in enclosure for any band, ready to use will be forthcoming.
If you want to order the rear panel parts, the headphone jack, power jack, key jack, and antenna connector, they are available for $7.95 plus $7.40 U.S. shipping.
Front panel parts, the legacy knobs, 2 pots, 4 standoffs for $11.95 plus $7.40 shipping.
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..
Enclosure kit with knobs, pots, all rear panel connectors, board standoffs, and rubber feet is now available for $36.95 plus $7.40 shipping.
Save money and buy the complete enclosure kit which includes everything but the completed circuitboard for $37.95 plus $7.40 shipping.
Or purchase the whole kit including everything for $92.95 plus $7.40 shipping (please specify band)
Please contact Midway Electronics by email for availability and orders.
20 meter band kit is not yet available.
All prices subject to change. Shipping prices for U.S. orders only.
Ordering and contact information: email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.