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Re: [TenTec] Argonuat V Question

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] Argonuat V Question
From: RaySoifer@cs.com
Reply-to: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 20:21:14 -0500
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Bob Stephens <bstephens1@mindspring.com> wrote:

>Well yes ... a tune button would be nice. ?On the other hand --- I assume 
>the Argo V has separate connections for a paddle and a straight key? ?Why 
>not dust off your old J-38 and use it as a "tune" button?

There is no separate connection for a paddle and a straight key.  You can use a 
straight key by plugging it into the paddle jack and turning the keyer off.  To 
get a "tune" signal with a paddle connected, just key the mic PTT switch with 
the Argonaut in the CW position.


Ray W2RS
>At 03:24 PM 2/28/2006 -0500, you wrote:
>>Okay folks.
>>Just received my new play toy ... Argonaut V. Have owned a lot of Ten
>>Tec Rigs in the past. Everyone that I can remember has a "TUNE" button
>>or switch. Where is it on the Argonaut V? I can get a steady carrier by
>>turning off the keyer and holding one side of the paddle, but that is a
>>pain to go thru every time I change bands and need to retune my antenna.
>>I looked in the manual (almost as hard as asking for highway directions)
>>but did not find it. There is a "Tone" button, only one letter off, but
>>apparently that is enough for it to not work as a "TUNE" button. Tnx for
>>you help. 73/Crit
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