In a message dated 1/21/2001 8:48:57 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> I'm "doing" a keyer for contesting and general ragchewing, and I
> have a contest related question.
I think all those questions you outlined are taken care of in contest
programs. I use TRlog, has provision for controlling two rigs (PTT and keying
line) does delayed keying after PTT turn on. I use paddle only in rare
situations to fill in or send something that is not programed. Paddles go
through the computer.
I think the era of contest keyers is fading into the oblivion, contest
programs take care of CW, logging and rig control (and F$#@% packet
Much cheaper and more effective to use free DOS notebook and one of them
(posted via reflector to spare avalanche of similar responses :-)
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