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Re: [TenTec] Corsair II & Titan 425

To: Carl Moreschi <n4py@arrl.net>,Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Corsair II & Titan 425
From: Bill Cotter <n4lg@qx.net>
Reply-to: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Dec 2007 17:24:26 -0500
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Carl, et al,

I had a late model Corsair-II that had the tx-en and the tx-out 
jacks for connection to the Hercules and Titan series. It was 
factory installed and I have only heard of one other owner with the 
same. You had to use the dual-pin jumper with it when not using the 

If you wish to see how TT came up with the signals, you might try 
to find an owner with a late manual revision that includes tx-en 
and tx-out.

73 bill n4lg

At 07:46 PM 12/30/2007, you wrote:
>No.  QSK and Ext T/R are very different.  The corsair never had 
>the TXOut
>and TXEn lines on it, which are required for a QSK amp.  What you are
>supposed to do is connect Ext T/R to the amplifier keying 
>line.  This will
>not give you QSK but it will work with the amp that way.
>Another completely different approach is to connect your keyer output
>directly to where TXOut would have been connected to the 
>amp.  Then connect
>the output keying line of the amp to key the corsair.  This will 
>give you
>QSK and guarantee that the amp keys before the corsair transmits.
>Carl Moreschi N4PY
>121 Little Bell Drive
>Bell Mountain
>Hays, NC 28635
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Gary Smith" <Gary@doctorgary.net>
>To: <tentec@contesting.com>
>Sent: Sunday, December 30, 2007 7:37 PM
>Subject: [TenTec] Corsair II & Titan 425
> > Am sending the Omni V to TenTec for allignment. Not sure of the 
> best
> > way to connect my back up rig (Corsair II) to the amp for QSK.
> >
> > With the Omni V I connected the TX out & TX en to their 
> counterparts
> > on the 425. I see no TX out or TX en on the Corsair but there 
> exists
> > QSK and EXT T/R  connectors on the Corsair. Are these the same
> > function but different names? I do want to use QSK.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Gary
> > KA1J
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