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Re: LNR MTR Attenuator

The attenuator function has been removed. I know....why right? Apparently it was a ton of attenuation, but still, if the operator can turn it on and off, why
Joe Street
3:38 AM
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LNR MTR Attenuator

Hi Had my LNR MTR now a week and just can't work out how the Attenuator works. Holding the RIT down just activates the RIT no matter what I do. Am I doing
m0kka
6:55 PM
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NAQCC February Sprint this Tuesday Evening

The February sprint is this coming Tuesday evening local time (February 9th, EST - 8:30-10:30PM, CST - 7:30-9:30PM, MST - 6:30-8:30PM, PST - 5:30-7:30PM),
Larry W2LJ
Feb 8
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16267

Re: MTR Keyer "Different"

I use both the FT-817 in mode B and MTRv2. I found them to be subtly different but nothing major. 73 de Angel M0HDF
angel_andresfer
Feb 8
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16266

Re: MTR Keyer "Different"

... I made a mistake about the latching of A vs. B. It is exactly the opposite. B latches on low level (when paddle closed), mode A latches on falling edge
bubnikv
Feb 8
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16265

Re: MTR Keyer "Different"

Shucky durn. I have an "original" AT-Sprint, circa 2003, and have never had a problem with the keying. I even used it in a North American QSO Party, with
Hank Greeb
Feb 8
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16264

Iambic A vs B

I am enjoying reading the thread on Iambic A vs B in the MTR. I am just now using a set of paddles and the keyer in my KX3 and I am attempting to get
radiogeek13
Feb 8
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Re: MTR Keyer "Different"

... Yes, it is. In fact Steve's keyer firmware has always been a little difficult for people to get used to all the way back to the early ATS series of rigs.
Colin Tuckley
Feb 8
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Re: MTR Keyer "Different"

... I usually do not use negative superlatives. However, with all respect to Steve's superb job: In my opinion, a Iambic A/B keyer is a standard, defined by a
bubnikv
Feb 8
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16261

Re: MTR Keyer "Different"

Joe and others, quick search on the internet revealed a port of the K8 firmware to a newer, cheaper PIC. That's yet better. Download it while it is available!
bubnikv
Feb 8
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Re: MTR Keyer "Different"

As a new MTR owner, it's good to see this being discussed. I learned CW on Iambic B, squeeze method. Similar to the OP, when I sit down at an Iambic A keyer,
brockamer
Feb 8
#16260
 
16259

Re: MTR Keyer "Different"

Quoting OK1IAK "or the K8 chip, if you have a programmer and a PIC16F84A: http://k1el.tripod.com/freeware.html " There is a notice on K1EL's free stuff page
Joe Street
Feb 8
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Re: MTR Keyer "Different"

Steve, ... I disagree with this. In Mode A, there is a latch, which latches when paddle is closed at some point of time during the symbol OR the single dot
bubnikv
Feb 8
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Re: MTR Keyer "Different"

For those, who have difficulties with some integrated keyer, I would recommend to buy and / or build some solution from K1EL. These keyers are a benchmark,
bubnikv
Feb 8
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Re: MTR Keyer "Different"

Gang, this topic of a iambic keyer recurs quite often. Here is a writeup I posted on this list on January 2012 and it is still valid. The morale is, two Iambic
bubnikv
Feb 8
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