[WriteLog] CW PTT Delay Microham MKII Keyer
Joe Subich, W4TV
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Mon Nov 25 20:39:57 EST 2013
> Would it make sense to use the WinKeyer USB, specifying that unit's
> COM port instead of MH Router's CW port in the logging program?
No, it would only confuse matters.
... Joe, W4TV
On 11/25/2013 8:21 PM, Jim N7US wrote:
> I have an unused WinKeyer USB v.23 as well as a MKII.
> Would it make sense to use the WinKeyer USB, specifying that unit's COM port
> instead of MH Router's CW port in the logging program?
> To do that, would I configure MH Router to use QSK for CW and connect the
> Winkeyer's PTT line in parallel with the one from the MKII?
> 73, Jim N7US
> -----Original Message-----
> micro2R (and MK2R+) use WinKey 2 (either v.21, v.22 or v.23 depending on age
> of the unit). There is a substantial difference among v.10,
> v.21/22 and v.23 in the way WinKey PTT operates. Please refer to the K1EL
> documentation (www.k1el.com) for your particular WinKey version and do not
> expect the same behavior in all versions of WinKey.
> The primary differences between V.10 and v.21/22 are that v.21/22 does not
> have a minimum 1 word space (7 dit) PTT tail. With v.10 the tail is 1 word
> space *plus* the value set (1, 1.33, 1.66, or 2.00 wordspace or a fixed n ms
> delay) while v.21/22 uses only the set value. The main difference between
> v.21/22 and v.23 is that v.23 uses "look ahead"
> and will not hold PTT on a space in an ASCII input (F-key) if there is no
> character after the space.
> Note: due to the differences in the integrated circuits, MK, MK II and DK II
> can not be updated from WinKey (v.10) to WinKey 2.
> ... Joe, W4TV
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