CW is far from dead

Discussion in 'Straight Keys - CW Enthusiasts' started by W4WVW, Jun 25, 2020.

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  1. K5DH

    K5DH Ham Member QRZ Page

    ^ ^ ^ THIS ^ ^ ^
     
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  2. AE1N

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    Who needs a key?




    ---Layne AE1N
     
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  3. W4WVW

    W4WVW Ham Member QRZ Page

    Interesting talent though A3 has no place down on the A1 portion of the band.
     
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  4. AE1N

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    It's hard to mouth a pure tone...
     
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  5. AC0GT

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    It's easy to put a 100 Hz (or whatever) filter on the microphone. Maybe that's not what was done in the video but it can be done.
     
  6. W9RAC

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    Steve kind of a past time of mine on CW is running QRO. Ill run 250/300W in an effort to accommodate those who have no choice but to run QRP or compromised antenna system...OR both. I have found it makes it much easier for those guy/gals to copy a stronger signal. I would guess that about 70% of my CQ's are returned buy such a station. One gent in FL. was in a nursing home with a wire dangling out the window running 5 watts. I have returns from gutters, awnings, loops on the ceilings, mobile antennas sitting on the kitchen table, you name it. Lots of fun for sure. Im strictly a rag chew OP so maybe we will cross paths lets hope. I been hanging out on 7056/7117 running some low speed CW while trying to relearn my bug. 73 Rich
     
  7. W9RAC

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    what wont they think of next? RAC
     

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