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re: [softrock40] Re: CW

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  • Gerard Ernest
    Thanks again Bob for all the information. I give a look in rocky and find every thing so I hope to be ready to transmit the next week. For now I ll be qrv on
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 12, 2010
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      Thanks again Bob for all the information. I give a look in rocky and find every thing so I hope to be ready to transmit  the next week.

      For now I'll be qrv on 10, 14 and 18 Mhz before making others PA. 
      Time is for me, Iam retired...

      73s Bob from Gerard F6API  



      > Message du 12/02/10 17:09
      > De : "g8voip"
      > A : softrock40@yahoogroups.com
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      > Objet : [softrock40] Re: CW
      >
      >  

      > Hi Gerald,
      >
      > I had to go and find out what a J5 or J41 key was. You can see I am not a CW operator!
      >
      > You can connect a straight key using the serial port with Rocky, and when you enable 'Transmit' and select CW mode, from the 'Tools' option select > 'CW Console'.
      >
      > There is the option to set up either an iambic or straight key.
      >
      > I cannot remember when you have straight key selected if either of the paddle inputs can be used to connect your key to, but there are two 'LED's on the display which will show you whether the pin you are using is active when you close the key.
      >
      > The only other thing I remember is that the 'common' pin 4 of the 'D' connector is not 0V, so cannot be connected to ground. I think the key actually connects to a positive voltage. It's a long time since I used that method.
      >
      > 73, Bob G8VOI
      >
      > --- In softrock40@yahoogroups.com, "F6API" wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi all,
      > >
      > > New question. I'll want to use a simple cw key(like J5, J41) with my softrock 6.3.
      > > Can I do it ? How I can do it ?
      > >
      > > Thanks for the help
      > >
      > > Gerard F6API
      > >
      >
      >


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