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Re: [cw_bugs] New member with the bug for a bug

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  • Michael Shelly
    Randy; I ve done the same on ebay, got a 50 s champion for my vintage station and 80 s never used original for my ICOM 765. Both work great! Had to slow down
    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 17, 2007
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      Randy;

      I've done the same on ebay, got a 50's champion for my
      vintage station and 80's never used original for my
      ICOM 765. Both work great! Had to slow down the
      Original with the vari-speed, works great! I also had
      to go from paddle to bug. Does take some practice.
      Still alot of fun! Also use SK most of the time now!

      Joining the new CW groups has revitelized my interest.
      Used to chase DX until the sun went out.

      CU on the air.
      Mike
      WB2KKI
      Fists 12468
      SKCC 2493


      --- Randy Ott <k5hj@...> wrote:

      > Hello all.
      >
      > I've been a ham for 36 years and recently got more
      > active with a new
      > Icom IC-718. After getting involved in some
      > straight key groups I
      > decided that I needed to get a bug.
      >
      > The next thing I know, I've made a purchase on eBay
      > for a nice looking
      > Vibroplex Original and now I'm waiting for delivery.
      >
      > Today, I got a confirmation from Vibroplex of my
      > order for a 100th
      > Anniversary Original Bug. This is a "second" that
      > they are selling
      > for $157.46. I guess they have found some more of
      > them from somewhere.
      >
      > After using an Iambic keyer for several years, I
      > probably have a lot
      > of work ahead of me but I'm sure it will be
      > rewarding.
      >
      > Looks like I'm already hooked, huh?
      >
      > Randy, K5HJ
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Yahoo! Groups Links
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >


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