There may be another way to do it but I simply turn the power to zero and
use a dummy load. Although the dummy load is probably not necessary, I
feel better about having it in place. Since no power is being transmitted, I
use a 2 watt 47 ohm resistor soldered into a PL-259 connector. Very
No one will hear you practice.
On 1 Jul 2006 at 16:37, Dmitriy Mayorov wrote:
> 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.
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