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Re: [TenTec] OT

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] OT
From: RaySoifer@cs.com
Reply-to: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Sun, 9 Dec 2007 17:39:18 EST
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In a message dated 12/9/2007 6:41:28 PM GMT Standard Time, 
brazos@rochester.rr.com writes: 
> 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


FWIW I have mine set for 100% weighting and 5 ms rise/fall.  The QSK delay 
setting depends upon the switching time of your linear, if you're using one.  
With no amp, or a good QSK amp, you can use no delay, or 0%.  With my two 
old-fashioned tube amps, I find that 60% delay is about right.


Ray W2RS   
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