On Sun, 2007-12-09 at 13:40 -0500, John wrote:
> With my TT OII I use a vibroplex TT limited paddle . What is a good setting
> for Cw Weighting and CW rise fall ? can anyone give a simple explanation on
> what these are ? The reason I ask I had tried the paddle with the radio and
> found the sending seemed much faster than I had the keyer set for . The key
> felt out of control even though I had the paddles adjusted the way I like
> them . I have never used weighting and rise /fall before . and lord knows I
> am simple thanks for the help John kb2huk
Weight sets the dot to space ratio. Heavier weight gives a longer dot.
Rise/fall time sets the slope of the signal. Short rise time makes a
clicky signal with wide sidebands. Long rise time makes a soft edged
signal that gets hard to copy at speed.
73, Jerry, K0CQ
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