> > MFJ makes a keyer that already has a serial interface built into it.
> At the risk of being somewhat negative, I have to intrude and say that I
> don't like this idea one little bit.
> TR has some nice features for personalizing the way that some characters
> and strings are sent, and I'd really, really hate to lose that. Listen to
> me call CQ sometime (just before you call me :-) ) You'll perhaps notice
> that N7DR is send with a slight extra space between the 7 and the D, and
> the dash on the D is slightly longer than normal.
> Some of us still like a bit of music in our code :-)
Well - if I ever supported an external keyer - be assured that the
current method of keying would still be supported. The MM3 stuff
and the current method co-existed for a number of years.
I would need to know more about the MFJ - like did they do a good
job with PTT support? Can I tell when CW is still being sent? Can
I quickly abort a message being sent? These were little details that
I was able to get implemented into the MM3 because I was helping them
beta test the unit. I am skeptical that MFJ has addressed these
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