[TenTec] Keyers 'N Modes
M. P. Haynes
k4beh at juno.com
Mon May 10 16:00:42 EDT 2004
I agree with you on the hand pump but must admit that I use ASCII mode
with my keyer, especially handling traffic or working Field Day! Then
again I have heard some absolutely awful CW sent with a bug on the
Tennessee CW Net by a friend of mine who will remain anonymous!
Pat - K4BEH
On Mon, 10 May 2004 12:47:02 -0500 Robert & Linda McGraw K4TAX
<RMcGraw at Blomand.Net> writes:
> Real men use bugs and straight keys. With those one doesn't need to
> concerned with Iambic, Curtis, mode A or mode B.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Thomas Uhlman" <tuhlman at kimbanet.com>
> To: <tentec at contesting.com>
> Sent: Monday, May 10, 2004 12:39 PM
> Subject: Re: [TenTec] band stacking
> > Ok, now for a stupid question....
> > What is "mode A" and "mode B"?? I am not a newbie to ham radio
> and I am
> > an extra lite either... Been doing CW with iambic key & keyer for
> > years now but never heard it called mode a or b....
> > thanks for the info...
> > Tom NJ1K
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Grant Youngman" <nq5t at comcast.net>
> > To: <tentec at contesting.com>
> > Sent: Monday, May 10, 2004 12:45 PM
> > Subject: Re: [TenTec] band stacking
> > > > had a Logikey and hated it. What is so appealing about them? I
> > > > to use Curtis mode B and the K3 only had mode A. I found
> > > making
> > > > mistakes due to the timing difference.
> > >
> > > Just occurred to me -- you can get mode B out of the Logikey
> keyers by
> > > selecting AccuKeyer emulation. The AccuKeyer is a mode B
> > >
> > > My LogiKey CMOS-4 is the first of several keyers I've owned or
> > > the years that didn't just end up on the back shelf in favor of
> > original
> > > ugly AccuKeyer. The only MFJ I tried (a "Grand Master" or
> > > like that back in the 80's) went back to the store the day after
> > it.
> > >
> > > It's all about what you're used to I guess. An AccuKeyer with
> > > character spacing turned on is the "perfect" keyer for me.
> Well, except
> > > for the old beat up J-36 I've had since I was a kid :-)
> > >
> > > Grant/NQ5T
> > >
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