If you would like to just print/fill out an order form, enclose a check or money order, and mail, then go to the Electroluminescent Receiver Order Form , print the form on the page with your browser, enclose the appropriate monies, and mail to the address on the form.
I would appreciate an email if you are ordering a frequency counter or some extra LEDs, so I can get them in stock while I am waiting for your payment. That way I can ship within a day or so of receiving your order. If you don't, that's OK, but the order could be delayed about a week if I don't have the items in stock.
There are two ways to send an order by email. The easiest is to download the order form at Electroluminescent Kit Order Form.
Go to the Menu toolbar of your browser, click on File, Save As, and save in the My Documents folder (or wherever you want). Open the file in Word, Open Office, or your favorite word processing program. Save the document again with "Save As" and convert the file to an .rtf or .doc document.
Fill out the form, save it (as a .rtf or .doc file), then attach it to an email to me.
The second way requires that you have an email program that works within your browser. Since the wide use of online mail programs (Hotmail, Yahoo, MSN, etc), this is rarely done any more.Go to Electroluminescent Receiver Email Order Form, fill out the form, then click on "Order" at the bottom of the page. If you are using Netscape, or IE Explorer 4.0 or higher, and have your email set up in the browser, the order will be sent automatically through your email program.
If your browser does not support email forms, a "New Message" email box will come up with the email address already inserted, but it will not contain the information from the form.
This order form is basically set up like a guest book, which is sent to my email address. There will not be any confirmation page showing that it was sent, other than the dialogs that come up in the browser indicating it is sending an email.
Confirmation of Order
I will notify you within 1 to 2 days that your order has been received and confirm the total amount.
If you desire, I will calculate the shipping and send an email with the total amount, including shipping.
When an order has been emailed and payed by PayPal, I will do my best to ship the kit within two days.
I will send an email on the day that the order has been put in the mail.Back to Top
Make all money orders or checks out to:
I accept payment by PayPal. My PayPal ID is firstname.lastname@example.org
1. USA and Possessions:Check, Money Order, or PayPal
With checks we reserve the right to hold checks till they clear.
We do not accept any type of Credit Cards or C.O.D. orders.
Money orders in U.S. funds will insure prompt shipment.
2. Canadian orders:
Payment must be Canadian Postal, International Money Order in U.S. funds only, or PayPal.
3. International Orders:
The best way to pay is by PayPal. My PayPal ID is email@example.com
Another option is by International Money Order, made out in U.S. funds only.
U.S. and Possessions: We will be using the U.S. Postal Service unless you specify otherwise.
Canada and International Orders: All orders will be shipped by U.S. Postal Service
The weight of the Electroluminescent kit with no accessories, the category to choose with the US Postal rates is "Weight not over 3 pounds". Actual weight is about 2 pounds, 8 ounces.
The weight of the Electroluminescent kit with the Frequency Counter and/or Frequency Stabilizer, the category to choose with the US Postal rates is "Weight not over 4 pounds." The actual weight is about 3 pounds, 3 to 14 ounces, depending on what accessories are ordered.
The weight of the Beginner's and Experimenter's Kit is 1 pound, 2 ounces. The catagory to choose is "Weight not over 2 pounds".
My zip code is 79065 in North Texas.
Domestic orders:Go to http://postcalc.usps.gov/
1. On the first page scroll down to "View Flat Rate Boxes" icon.
2. For the Electroluminescent Receiver Kit click on "Priority Mail Medium Flat-Rate Box". Current rate for Domestic shipping is $13.60.
For the Beginner's and Experimenter's Receiver Kit click "Priority Mail Small Flat-Rate Box". Current rate is $7.15 for Domestic shipping.
If you want insurance, click on "Extra Services". In the "Extra Services" page put a check in the Insurance box and enter the amount of your order. The amount will be added to your shipping cost.
International orders:Go to http://ircalc.usps.gov/.
1. Enter the country you are from, then go to "View Flat Rate Boxes" icon.
2. For the Electroluminescent Receiver Kit click on "Priority Mail Medium Flat-Rate Box". Current rate for International Shipping is between $70 to $75.
For the Beginner's and Experimenter's Receiver Kit click "Priority Mail Small Flat-Rate Box". Current rate is $32.95 for International Shipping.
3. International Insurance Information:
The U.S. Postal Service home page is http://www.usps.gov/ in case you have any problems with the above links, you can start here. The site is well done and you should have no problem finding your shipping costs.
Support for the kit is by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Return emails will be prompt except for times that I am traveling.
Please Note: The warnings, cautions, and instructions discussed in the instruction manual cannot cover all possible conditions and situations that may occur.
It must be understood by the builder/operator that common sense and caution are factors which cannot be built into this product, but must be supplied by the builder/operator.
This kit is sold with a 90 day limited warranty. Any defective parts returned during the warranty period will be replaced free of charge. Replacement parts are warranted for the remaining portion of the original warranty period.
If the receiver does not work, you may return it to the seller, and a flat fee of $50 will be charged to repair it. You must deliver it to the seller at your expense. If it is determined the malfunction is due to a defective component, it will be repaired free of charge.
The correction of assembly errors, adjustments, calibration, damage due to misuse, abuse or negligence are not covered by this warranty. This warranty does not include reimbursement for inconvenience, loss of use, or time spent on assembly.
This receiver has been made to be as easy as possible to build, diagnose, and align as I could conceive.
If you are unsure of your ability to build this kit, try building the B & E Receiver Kit first. This kit is an expanded version of the B & E kit, using the same superheterodyne theory. A thorough study of the Beginner's and Experimenter's Kit will help you prepare to build and understand this kit.
Soldering errors will account for 99% of the problems with this kit, so please be careful with your soldering.
I have a great list of soldering tutorials on my links page, please check them out if you have not done much soldering.
If you are a beginner, try and find an Elmer (a helping friend in Ham Radio language) to help you build the kit.
Don't hesitate to email with any comments. Your comments help improve the receiver and the instructions.
David White, WN5Y
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