[CQ-Contest] MFJ Voice Keyer Computer Connector

Kenneth E. Harker kharker at cs.utexas.edu
Fri Nov 16 07:54:37 EST 2001

On Thu, Nov 15, 2001 at 09:46:41PM -0800, Rick Tavan wrote:
> 1. Can anyone recommend an actual part number and
> source for the so-called "8 pin IDC connector" on the
> back of the MFJ-434 voice keyer that accepts message
> actuation inputs from a computer? 
> 2. Is all the circuitry recommended between the
> computer and the 434 really necessary? Is there a
> simpler way?

I don't know if it's simpler, but here's what AE0Q has done:

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