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Re: [TenTec] Temporarily disabling Argonaut V transmitter

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] Temporarily disabling Argonaut V transmitter
From: "Dr. Gerald N. Johnson" <geraldj@storm.weather.net>
Reply-to: geraldj@storm.weather.net,Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Mon, 03 Jul 2006 21:17:50 -0500
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On Sat, 2006-07-01 at 16:37 -0400, Dmitriy Mayorov wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to find a way to temporarily turn off Argonaut V  
> transmitter while keeping the keyer on.  I'd like to practice sending  
> CW using its built-in keyer and don't want to transmit garbage.
> I can turn the power all the way down, connect a dummy load instead  
> of an antenna, and hope that nobody hears me, or even open up the  
> radio and add a switch somewhere, but hopefully there is a better  
> way.  Couldn't find it in the manual, though, and Ten-Tec support did  
> not answer either.
> I saw the same question being asked before, e.g. http:// 
> groups.yahoo.com/group/Ten-Tec516/message/2066, but not the answer.
> Thanks!
I several of my radios, all that is necessary for local code practice is
to disable VOX during CW for practice. How that's done depends on the
radio and its menus or lack of menus. I don't know about the Argonaut V.
73, Jerry, K0CQ,
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