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:
> > 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.
> Gee Jim, why didn't you just use an external keyer? Problem solved :-)!
> 7 3,
> Tom K3GM
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