[CQ-Contest] PTT control SO2R CW (was: Portable contest rigs)

Scott Robbins w4pa at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 6 10:37:18 EDT 2005

>Even interrupting the key lines is something that is unacceptable
>for SO2R - everything is done based on PTT & positive control
>of RX/TX state.

>I'm curious - who does _not_ use PTT for SO2R for serious
>operating on CW?  Perhaps we could hear from folks like K5ZD,
>KQ2M, etc.

>73, VR2BrettGraham

Never have...never will.  Not going to discuss it further as the last
time this subject came up via the Internet I was chastised for knowing
nothing about nothing vis a vis the needs of the serious CW contest

Scott W4PA

W4PA 2005-2006 Contest Calendar
Sept 11:  CW Sprint SOABHP
Oct 29/30:  CQ WW SSB SOABHP @ VY2ZM as VY2PA
Nov 5/6: CW SS casual operation SOABHP, home QTH
Nov 18/19:  SS SSB M/S as K4JNY @ K4JNY.  6 ops.
Nov 25/26:  CQ WW CW M/2 - PJ2T
Feb 11: CW Sprint SOABHP
Feb 18/19: ARRL DX CW - unknown
Mar 4/5: ARRL DX SSB M/2 - PJ2T (tentative)
Mar 25/26: WPX SSB M/S as KM9P @ K4JNY
May 27/28: WPX CW SOABHP as KM9P @ K4JNY

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