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Re: [TenTec] Using Scout w/external keyer

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] Using Scout w/external keyer
From: "W5UXH, Chuck" <w5uxh@earthlink.net>
Reply-to: tentec@contesting.com
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2003 18:03:41 -0400
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The answer to your question is NO: the problem does not go away if you use
an external keyer.  It does not matter if you are using the internal keyer
or an external keyer.  The microprocessor looks at the key line, so it sees
action of an external key.

Chuck, W5UXH

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Pfeifer" <john@johnpfeifer.com>
To: <tentec@contesting.com>
Sent: Tuesday, August 26, 2003 2:16 PM
Subject: [TenTec] Using Scout w/external keyer

> Hello all,
> I understand the Scout has a problem with drift when using the internal
keyer, especially at higher speeds.  I guess this is a result of the way the
micropocessor handles frequency correction during keying.
> Am I correct in assuming that this problem goes away with the use of an
external keyer?
> Thanks!
> John Pfeifer
> Kodiak, Alaska

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