another good source for bloomin zipper footswitches is a photographgy
shop....enlargers and other darkroom satuff frequently use footswitches for
> From: Jessica Benny <email@example.com>
> To: LEE ROGER WICAL <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] H-E-L-P
> Date: Monday, February 09, 1998 4:26 PM
> Lee, way back in my college days, I worked for a dictating machine
> company doing repairs. Some dictating machines use dual foot switches,
> others, a single foot switch with two positions. First position is to
> play, pushing further is the second position for rewind.
> Anyway, I use a dual foot switch at my station, left side keys the
> radio, right opens the key line for the amp so that I don't have to
> either turn it off, or put it in stby mode while tuning the exciter when
> changing bands.
> Look in the yellow pages under dictating machines. Some company probably
> has a dual foot switch laying around excess. Don't ask for a new one,
> they'd probably soak you for $50 or more.
> Ray, N6VR
> LEE ROGER WICAL wrote:
> > HELP...tower guys usually have all the answers....as they ask
> > good questions!
> > I am looking for a source (manufacture, idea) of a dual foot
> > switch. One
> > side to key the AMP and the other to key the TRANSCEIVER.
> > Now. I want it so if I step on the AMP switch side, it will
> > key both AMP
> > and TRANSCEIVER. However, if I step on the TRANSCEIVER side it keys
> > the
> > TRANSCEIVER only!
> > Sort of a mechanical connection, not an electrical connection.
> > Where are all the ideas and manufacture's, model numbers,
> > outlets, etc.?
> > Thanks in advance, Lee
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