Regarding long audio lines, I suggest you use "star quad" cable. It is
superior in long mike line runs. A tad pricey but if the cheap stuff don't
work then when is un-expensive expensive?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave McClafferty" <email@example.com>
To: "Tentec Users" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Mark Erbaugh"
Sent: Wednesday, April 10, 2002 3:27 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Remote Pegasus
> Mark, I operated my Pegasus from this computer in my basement rec. room.
> Pegasus is in my garage shack. It is about 50 ft away electrically, which
> about the limit for RS232 but it works. I tried a LAN but it was too slow.
> I have only done it experimentally so far, but I am working on a permanent
> set-up. I want be able to control it either location so I am putting a
> at the computer in the shack that will switch the RS232 lines to the house
> whenever the shack computer is turned off.
> I have not tried the keyer yet but I had audio going both ways at line
> via 4 wires of an 8 wire cable I originally installed for the LAN.
> I am currently making a PC board for the RS232 relay.
> Will keep you posted as to my results.
> 73, Dave, VE1ADH
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mark Erbaugh" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 10, 2002 12:24 PM
> Subject: [TenTec] Remote Pegasus
> > I would appreciate comments from anyone who has operated their Pegasus
> > a distance. I'm considering trying to run my Pegasus in my basement
> > (where the power, antenna and ground connections are) from the comfort
> > home office on the first floor above where it's not so dark and damp
> > I figure the run will be around the 25 foot limit for RS232 (although
> > seen it go much further), so I don't see a problem for the computer
> > I also don't think that there will be a problem with the keyer input. I
> > some 20 foot mini stereo extension cables that should work for that. I'm
> > mostly concerned with the audio both to and from. I don't run QRO and
> > never had a problem with RF, but with 25 feet of audio cabling, I may be
> > asking for trouble. Does anyone have a source for long 5 pin DIN to 5
> > DIN cables suitable for the ACCY jack?
> > 73,
> > Mark
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