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Sealed magnetic reed switch
Hello to all, I would like to do some experimenting with telegraph keys incorporating magnets and sealed magnetic reed switches similar to those used in the...
Jan 26, 2011
Re: New file uploaded to cw_bugs
Good Afternoon, Fellow Buggy Hams: My father and I liked to Rag Chew with other hams, even the Novice boys who were still having trouble with 5 words per...
Jan 24, 2011
F. Richard Burt
Another way to slow a bug
Hi, All - As usual, I am a day late and a dollar short for the discussion on ways to slow a bug, but herewith is what has just come out of the workshop. In...
Jan 21, 2011
Slow Down Vibroplex
Just ran across this on ebay: ...
Jan 21, 2011
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hello Just a couple of days ago we bought an Apple MacBook Pro MC024LL/Afrom ! this website: www.xmaswholesalers
.com . It is indeed a fantastic machine,...
Jan 19, 2011
Special NAQCC mW Sprint Wednesday evening!
Our December Special NAQCC mW Sprint will be held this coming Wednesday evening local time which is Thursday, December 30, 0130-0330Z time. I will refer you to...
Dec 27, 2010
Brooklyn metal stamping bug
Good day I'm wanting to buy a Brooklyn metal stamping bug, I'll pay a price that reflexs condition, I have a number of bugs for trade if need be. Cheers! ...
Dec 24, 2010
any Vibroplex Norcross owners?
Anyone on here own a Vibroplex with a Norcross label (with whom I have not already spoken)? I am seeking to gather serials of known specimens, and photos. I...
Dec 5, 2010
NAQCC News Release
News Release - Please pass the word ... NAQCC - Lifetime membership is FREE!! Want to be part of the largest QRP CW club in the world? (4,800+ members from 85+...
Nov 22, 2010
RFTB Tonight - In honor of K8DD
s RFTB is dedicated to the memory of our departed brother K8DD. I hope that all Flying Pigs and QRPers will take this opportunity to get on the air and...
Nov 21, 2010
Re: Some activity
The Bug-Tamer as marketed by Vibroplex was a tube that fit over the lever, and put the weight at the far end, w-a-y out behind the bug. It slowed the bug...
Nov 19, 2010
Ten minute bug tamer
Whilst unpacking from my trip to the Fort Wayne hamfest and a few more days seeing the sights of northwestern Ohio, I got to thinking of the bug tamer...
Nov 19, 2010
Re: Test - Some activity
Hi, All - Have been silent, but lurking, as I work on a new family of bugs that I call "balanced bug." I have made videos of two of them (so far), for which...
Nov 18, 2010
Vibroplex Bug Tamer
Hello I have one of these and consider it as an aid to someone new to a bug. Whereas the Vari-speed is for someone familiar with the bug and uses it to change...
Nov 18, 2010
Let's make some CHATTER here... ;-) Fellow bug aficionados (who likely spell better than I do) ... I expect many of you are familiar with both Frank, W7IS,...
Nov 16, 2010
Hello Rich (WB9LPU), The device you saw at Fort Wayne was made and sold by "Norm
com). It's really sweet, I have five of them on ...
Nov 15, 2010
Test - no list activity seen for a while. 7 3 Earl KD5XB -- Earl Needham http://groups.
bugs Quoting from the Coast Guard: ZUT Posted via...
Nov 14, 2010
PSSST - RFTB tomorrow night - pass it down!
If you're not too pooped from the QRP ARCI Fall QSO Party, then join in on the RFTB fun as a way to wind down and slowly cool off those calloused CW...
Oct 17, 2010
NAQCC 6th Anniversary Event
NAQCC 6th Anniversary Special Event Stations Operation. Tom/WY3H (NAQCC President) and John/K3WWP (NAQCC VP) would like to invite all operators to help the...
Oct 9, 2010
RFTB - Last one for Summer 2010
The September 2010 edition of the Run For the Bacon is this Sunday evening. Please join us for a fun time. This is the last RFTB for the Summer of 2010 -...
Sep 18, 2010
Possible change in group
I'm seeing some changes in SOME groups and mailing lists on Yahoo. Thankfully it hasn't happened here yet -- but I'm asking everybody who has put photos and...
Sep 12, 2010
A E Currie Bug
Afternoon My friend has this unusual bug, anyone care to look at the link and perhaps shed some light on who A E Currie was? did he make many bugs or was this...
Sep 11, 2010
I represent the widow of a silent key. There remain available some very nice antique keys at good prices. Write directly for list if you may have an interest...
Sep 6, 2010
Sep 5, 2010
Paddle for sale
From: "Fred Maas" <just.one.hill@...> To: <cw_bugs@yahoogroups
.com Date: Sat, 4 Sep 2010 09:50:50 Subject: Re: Vibroplex loosing...
Sep 4, 2010
Latest Vibroplex bugs have non-traditional labels
I understand from a different list that the latest offerings from Vibroplex have silk-screened labels instead of the more traditional embossed labels. You can...
Sep 4, 2010
Re: [skcc] Vibroplex loosing tradition
That's just so sad. However, the label is just a small part of the item -- IF it's being bought to be used as a tool for CW -- which is probably not the case...
Sep 4, 2010
RFTB - This Sunday
The August 2010 edition of the Run For the Bacon is this Sunday evening August 15th. Please join us for a fun time. This will be the next to last RFTB for the...
Aug 14, 2010
On getting a bug...
In the past couple of months I've found two very good not-too-expensive bugs. One on eBay, a Vibroplex Lightning for $100. This one was made in the 70s and...
Aug 4, 2010
Getting a bug
In the past couple of months I've found two very good not-too-expensive bugs. One on eBay, a Vibroplex Lightning for $100. This one was made in the 70s and ...
Aug 3, 2010
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