Actually, it has been my experience that the problem is worse with
external keying, at least when I use a straight key, I experienced very
severe warmup drift. Putting in the mod described in QST a couple of
years ago will fix the problem. I can send you the mod if you don't have
it. It was discussed on this reflector.
John Pfeifer wrote:
> Hello all,
> I understand the Scout has a problem with drift when using the internal
> keyer, especially at higher speeds. I guess this is a result of the way the
> micropocessor handles frequency correction during keying.
> Am I correct in assuming that this problem goes away with the use of an
> external keyer?
> John Pfeifer
> Kodiak, Alaska
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