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[TenTec] Omni VI & CMOS Superkeyer

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Subject: [TenTec] Omni VI & CMOS Superkeyer
From: kg5u@hal-pc.org (Dale L Martin)
Date: Sat Apr 5 23:33:00 2003

Are you sure the characters are actually being shortened and not just being
delayed and retaining their length?

dale, kg5u

> -----Original Message-----
> From: tentec-bounces@contesting.com
> [mailto:tentec-bounces@contesting.com]On Behalf Of Carter Grabarczyk
> Sent: Saturday, April 05, 2003 3:38 PM
> To: tentec@contesting.com
> Subject: [TenTec] Omni VI & CMOS Superkeyer
> Group,
> I'm using an Omni VI+ (Option 3) and just completed building the Idiom
> Press "CMOS Super Keyer III" kit (built into a WBL paddle, but that's
> another story). The keyer has a "K" parameter that is called keyer
> compensation. This refers to the foreshortening of dots and dashes by
> the rig in the QSK mode. This is like the QST reviews that show a
> picture of a dual trace scope. One trace shows the actual output of the
> keyer; the second trace shows the keyed RF output, which is usually "x"
> milliseconds shorter than the actual key closures.
> So, that is my question: In the Omni VI+, what is this delay in
> milliseconds or to put it another way, what do I set the "K" value to in
> the keyer?
> Thanks in advance!
> 73/Carter/K8VT
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