This is an excellent way to handle switching where one has a non-QSK
transceiver or one that does not provide a keying loop.
----- Original Message -----
From: "N4NT" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, December 04, 2007 8:25 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] relay delay in Tentec QSK amps
>I use a Centurion with an Omni-C. I plug my key into the amplifier and put
> a jumper cable from "Key Out" on the amp over to the Omni. It shouldn't
> matter the delay because the amp will not key the rig until it is ready.
> experience no trouble even at 35 or 40 wpm with the keying done that way.
> 73, Mike N4NT
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Allan Taylor" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 04, 2007 9:12 PM
> Subject: [TenTec] relay delay in Tentec QSK amps
>>I am considering purchasing an Elecraft K3. This radio does not,
>> unfortunately, have a QSK keying loop to directly
>> interface with my Tentec amps. Does someone on this reflector know the
>> delay in the collective relays of either/both the
>> Tentec Titan (original) or Hercules II amps? This would be useful in
>> setting up QSK in an alternative way--without a
>> keying loop. I would guess on the order of 5 msec or so, but would
>> like hard numbers to mull over.
>> 73 Allan K7GT
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