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

Joe Wilkowski k8fc at k8fc.com
Fri Dec 9 13:28:45 EST 2005

Well, not quite, you can insert the stereo plug all the way into the MP and 
just parallel the ring and sleeve (not the tip)  with any external keying 
device, CT, keyer or what have you.  In addition, any number of paddles can 
be connected across the ring, tip and sleeve.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bill Tippett" <btippett at alum.mit.edu>
To: <ct-user at contesting.com>
Sent: Thursday, December 08, 2005 6:22 PM
Subject: [ct-user] How do send CW to an Orion?

> >Is this like the @#$%^& Yaesu FT1000MP?
>         Jim, I now have an Orion and had an MP
> before that.  You can do what you want
> with either.  You've discovered the Orion
> solution in the manual, but I recall the MP
> would accept a simple Y phono plug into the
> key input with both CT and external keyer input.
> I seem to recall it only worked with the plug
> inserted halfway for some reason but it did
> work fine for me many years in contests.
>                                 73,  Bill  W4ZV
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