The root cause (which you are addressing in this instance) is a lack of
Our hobby is blessed with many who know a lot, and are willing to share
without making the less-knowledgeable feel inferior.
I've been a ham for 34 years, and I am learning lots of new stuff every
week. I promised my Elmer (W4ZM, SK) that I would always help those who
asked for it, and never denigrate or ridicule any question. I also promised
my Elmer that I would never be afraid to ask questions and look for ways to
The topic of zero-beat is just one of the important aspects of CW that can
be shared for better operating habits on 160. Thanks for making the effort,
sign me up as a willing assistant.
Mark Lunday, WD4ELG
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