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[TenTec] Tentec Scout/ "Anything Positive"

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Subject: [TenTec] Tentec Scout/ "Anything Positive"
From: k5rov@earthlink.net (James Parsons)
Date: Fri, 29 Oct 1999 15:43:32 -0500
Not so, Tom. I did use an external keyer. I tried the internal keyer and
it worked fine, but the drift/shift problem was there. So I connected up
my CMOS keyer I have been using for years, ever since it came out in QST
years ago. I have both the CMOS-II and the CMOS-III. Same problem. 

Tom H wrote:
> <snip>
> > Why did I get rid of all three of them? Was it because I did not like
> > them? To the contrary, I really did love those lil critters. The
> > receiver was very quiet, the Jones filter worked great, and I got some
> > of the best SSB reports I have ever had. I would buy another today if it
> > were not for one problem...
> >
> > I operate 95 percent CW. I operate around 30 WPM. I found that at that
> > speed the rig would jump and drift right out of the other fellows
> > bandpass. If I operated around 20 WPM or less, no trouble at all. And it
> > was very stable on SSB. I tried the "fan" and "pause" methods of curing
> > the problems but these did not work.
> <snip>
> Gee Jim, why didn't you just use an external keyer?  Problem solved :-)!
> 7 3,
> Tom K3GM


James (Jim) Parsons, K5ROV   USAF, Ret. Ham for 58 yrs.
k5rov@earthlink.net     QCWA, NWQRP, Fists, ARRL
JOHN 3:16

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