[ct-user] How do send CW to an Orion?

Ed K1EP k1ep.list at gmail.com
Fri Dec 9 05:22:49 EST 2005

At 12/8/2005 10:21 PM, you wrote:
> >The point here was that you can't use an external keyet (CT in this
>case) and the internal keyer at the same time on the MP without manipulating
>         Ed, I haven't ever used an internal rig
>keyer...too awkward to adjust speed with that
>tiny MP knob and inflexible for memories.  The
>manufacturers could omit them as far as I'm
>concerned.  I think the real point was to have
>both computer and manual keying available, which
>both Orion and the MP can do handily.

No, the original point from AD1C was that he could not use the internal keyer with CT.

>From: Jim Reisert AD1C <jjreisert at alum.mit.edu>
>To: ct-user at contesting.com
>Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2005 07:39:38 -0800 (PST)
>However, many people want to use the internal keyer in the radio instead of an
>external one.  This causes problems with some TenTec and Yaesu radios because
>the same jack on the radio is used for either a straight key or paddles, but
>not both.  So you can not connect both CT and a set of paddles to the radio.
>My ICOM 756 does not have this problem, there is a paddle input jack on the
>front panel, and a straight key jack on the back.
>73 - Jim AD1C

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