Steve, I suspect that lack of an external speaker jack comes with the type
of audio output circuitry used in the Pegasus: balanced output to ground
and no ground. A two-circuit connector would have to be used and virtually
all external speakers have one side of their input grounded at the
An external speaker could be easily used if an isolation transformer were
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Steve Ellington wrote:
> Just to clairfy....Perfect code was simply using well spaced morse code
> characters as an anology to a reference signal for determining what a good
> carrier sounds like. I would think W1AW's code would be good enough for a
> code reference but not so for keying.
> As for the Pegasus...I was refering to the transmitted signal, not the
> received. Listening to phase noise may be restful for some but transmitting
> it is a different matter. Yes the Peg does have good receive audio when a
> decent speaker is wired in. I wonder, is that the only ham rig ever made
> without an external speaker jack?