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Created my iCW "Station"

After bringing together EhoCW, VoiceMeeter Banana and Mumble, I built an interface for my paddles using the following:

1 - Sewell USB-Serial Adapter (I had this on hand, a similar one is available on Amazon)

1 - 3.5mm Stereo Female Terminal Block panel mount connector…

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Posted by Mark Tosiello on May 22, 2018 at 10:07pm — 1 Comment

Looks like TOM, W4BQF was right about switching to DVORAK for QRQ CW sending on a keyboard - 150 wpm typing example

TOM's article about his work with the DVORAK keyboard for QRQ CW TYPING

  https://www.eham.net/ehamforum/smf/index.php?topic=81139.10;wap2

HERE IS SOMEONE USING a DVORAK KEYBOARD to type 150 wpm…

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Posted by Chuck aa0hw on May 14, 2018 at 6:44am

QRQ'n CW on HF remotely in the QTH with a LAPTOP to a RASPBERRY PI - advanced setup for CW Keyboard, Paddles, & Straight Key

this is an advanced setup for remote control of an ELECRAFT K3S over ip on the LOCAL AREA NETWORK - a LINUX LAPTOP to the Rig's Raspberry PI's computer

AUDIO OVER IP: over the local LAN with routers and switches :

zita-njbridge is used to provide audio for RECEIVE AND TRANSMIT…

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Posted by Chuck aa0hw on April 20, 2018 at 11:34am

QRQ CW in AFCW mode - test transmit 1 watt and observe audio quality and spectrum purity on webSDR

short test by transmitting CW at 1 watt on 10 meters - going to a websdr rcvr to listen and record the sound - look for how well using AFCW MODE on an ELECRAFT K3S performs for its spectral purity and waveform preservation of a well constructed raised cosine edged CW NOTE made by the ZamGate CW RE-Keyer - transmitted by an Elecraft K3S using a…

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Posted by Chuck aa0hw on April 18, 2018 at 9:25am

QRQ CW over 100 wpm - 121 wpm copy test - 700 hertz tone VERSES 821 hertz tone - which is better ?

brief demo of having 2 FLdigi(s) sending the same text file at 121 wpm...one FLdigi sending at the pitch of 821 hertz, the other sending at 700 hertz

there are a few QRQ CW OPS that can copy over 100 wpm that have reported in over the past years, stating that they prefer a higher CW PITCH when copying CW above 100 wpm...this short…

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Posted by Chuck aa0hw on April 13, 2018 at 7:36am

 

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Useful Software for Amateur Radio from FabulaTech:

Virtual Serial Port Kit

Virtual Serial Port

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create virtual serial ports connected via a virtual null-modem cable.

Serial Port Splitter

COM Port Splitter

Serial Port Splitter -

share dataflow of one serial port among several applications.

Network Serial Port Kit

COM Port over Ethernet

Network Serial Port Kit -

access remote serial devices over local network or the Internet.

USB over Network

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USB over Network -

share and access USB devices over local network or the Internet.

 

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FREE webRTC APP - for morse code qso with up to 8 cw ops - just using your browser

Invite a friend(s) to join you at this link and have a morse code qso with them

All you have to do is produce a nice sidetone, and run an audio cable from it to the MIC INPUT or LINE INPUT of your soundcard.  

When you click on this link it will ask your permission to use your MIC, say YES and start sending morse

https://appear.in/qrqcw

iCW - 2012 - How to send morse code over the internet on WINDOWS 7 : THE BASIC SETUP

LIVE RECORDING of a QRQ CW QSO - MORSE CODE OVER THE INTERNET - from 2009

Using Mumble( open source skype like voip program )and FLdigi to communicate morse code over the internet. LIVE RECORDING from 2009. [ Missouri to Michigan internet path ]

SETUP: using a virtual audio cable, we connect the output of FLDIGI to the input of MUMBLE. We both connect to a MUMBLE SERVER and instead of using MICROPHONES, we send morse code audio tones at high quality, high fidelity, and low latency, to each other. The audio is FULL DUPLEX and allows for good QSK response during the conversation for breaking in.

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TAKE THE QRQ CW TEST - Which is better to copy - LINEAR or EXPONENTIAL raised cosine edges

an A / B test between Linear and Exponential QRQ CW audio tone waveformsWhich waveform do you think sounds best ?SETUP for this test: FLdigi is sending a text file at 71 wpm from TOM's famous article…Continue

Tags: morse code, raised cosine, QRQcw, qrq cw

Started by Chuck aa0hw Dec 8, 2017.

Tahrpup 6.0.6 live dvd remaster by i8cee full ham radio iCW for ever.....

Hi guys,my personal remaster of tahrpup  6.0.6 live cd now full ham radio software digital mode,  last qsstv , qtel(echolink),  wsjtx ft8 mode and of course iCW full working using fldigi keyboard,…Continue

Tags: software, digital

Started by i8cee -Salvatore Cecere Oct 27, 2017.

Get on the Air

I have enjoyed the recordings Chuck has made of the on the air QSOs of my fellow QRQ ops.Lets get more of you on the air with your keyboards. Many of us do not have internet connections that allow…Continue

Started by Joe Oct 10, 2017.

CW Code Sound plus Character Sound

======================= 00000000000000000000000 =====================I made all new files, this time .mp4 video files (punctuation and prosigns coming up). Added already.I hope these files help to…Continue

Started by Carlos (Kal) Lemmi Feb 5, 2017.

SDR online network

There is an interesting network of wideband receivers with close to 100 different sites that can be used for tuning the bands around the world.  HA7ILM,  András Retzler, operates a web site that…Continue

Started by Chuck Broadwell, W5UXH Dec 28, 2016.

QRQ on the Air 1 Reply

I have been keeping on the air skeds with some old masters of QRQ for a while. I would encourage anyone interested in QRQ to get on the air with a like minded soul. While I do use my mp3 files and…Continue

Started by Joe. Last reply by Rich Langford Nov 29, 2016.

CW Letter Groups 1 Reply

I made this list of 97 common letter groups as an aid for learning mind copying.I appreciate your comments.CW Letter Groups…Continue

Tags: learning-cw, cw-mind-reading

Started by Carlos (Kal) Lemmi. Last reply by Joe Nov 16, 2016.

Ben Russell, N6SL, SK

I have sad news. Ben Russell, N6SL, passed away last week after a short illness. Ben was a devoted CW operator and a member of this group. He and I kept a sked for many decades using our old…Continue

Started by Joe Jun 9, 2016.

Video with text display of QRQ QSO: W5UXH - K6KX 1 Reply

I made a screen recording of a qso to demonstrate the serial interface between keyer / decoder of my ChipKit / PIC32 keyer.  Both sides of the qso are displayed.  The keyer switches the text color to…Continue

Started by Chuck Broadwell, W5UXH. Last reply by Joe May 11, 2016.

Join the new skype group

https://join.skype.com/j0gEQRAWuRMgWe have created a skype group where we can chat about where to find a qrq cw fellow to chat with on the band…Continue

Started by Hjalmar Skovholm Hansen Feb 22, 2016.

QSK linear amps... 1 Reply

Hi,hope it is no off-topic so much...Does anybody know if PA1000 amplifier from Juma has fully working, smooth QSK able to operate at QRQ please?I will be happy for comments and experiences from…Continue

Started by Petr Ourednik. Last reply by Joe Jan 16, 2016.

HNY2016 from OK1RP

Hi all,I wish the best, healthy, happy and prosperous New Year 2016! See you on the air CW quite often... Best 73 to all friends.Petr, OK1RPContinue

Started by Petr Ourednik Jan 1, 2016.

The "Crowing Rooster” CW QSO ending 8 Replies

Hi all,This is my 1st post here so I hope I'm doing this right...After looking on the internet for this subject with no luck, I crossed an email with an well known american veteran CW operator (his…Continue

Started by Artur Marcal. Last reply by Artur Marcal Apr 19, 2016.

DZKIT Sienna at 70 WPM 3 Replies

A few years ago I built a Sienna for K6KX (Fred), a long story that I will not go into.The past few days Fred has been testing it on our sked.  Tonight I did a recording that can be downloaded from…Continue

Started by Chuck Broadwell, W5UXH. Last reply by Chuck Broadwell, W5UXH Aug 6, 2015.

The Squeeze keyer

HI guysIn the good old days there was a danish keyer called THE SQUEEZE KEYER.They did use it in the navy and army and it is almost Iambic B but with only one DIT memory.It should give you a better…Continue

Started by Hjalmar Skovholm Hansen May 27, 2015.

Combined Keyer / Keyboard / Decoder 8 Replies

This project began life a bit before Hjalmar posted his Arduino decoder project.  I had barely begun to migrate my keyer software to the ChipKit PIC32 boards (Max32 and Uno32) at that time.  I…Continue

Started by Chuck Broadwell, W5UXH. Last reply by Chuck Broadwell, W5UXH Jun 30, 2016.

iCW Question 1 Reply

Is it possible and/or acceptable to connect to iCW in listen-onlymode? I wouldn't want to create confusion by connecting andnot being able to respond if someone asks. I figure that I'm notready to…Continue

Started by Jim Johns. Last reply by Chuck Broadwell, W5UXH Feb 26, 2015.

New member needs help seting up- Mac 1 Reply

Hello my name is Luka Sanader and am writing to you form Montreal, Canada. After 20 years (ex YT1VSL)i have decided to apply for new call sign and to go back to CW and amateur radio; get my feet wet…Continue

Started by Luka Sanader. Last reply by Chuck aa0hw Feb 25, 2015.

QRQ CW QSO with other cw ops over the internet - just using your browser

WebRTC technology enables transmission of full duplex audio over the internet - just using your browser - in this case we are going to use MORSE CODE AUDIO TONES instead of voice -Here is a free…Continue

Tags: morse code over the internet, WebRTC

Started by Chuck aa0hw Feb 14, 2015.

AGA Chevron again home

HiI am happy to let You know that my AGA Chevron paddle arrived back to home after some maintenance by Kevin, M0AGA and it seems that it works like champ again. I got two sets of different shapes…Continue

Started by Petr Ourednik Jan 11, 2015.

 
 
 

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Created my iCW "Station"

After bringing together EhoCW, VoiceMeeter Banana and Mumble, I built an interface for my paddles using the following:1 - Sewell USB-Serial Adapter (I had this on hand, a similar one is available on Amazon)1 - 3.5mm Stereo Female Terminal Block panel mount connectorhttps://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B077XPSKQD/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1 1 - DE-9 (DB-9) RS232 Female…See More
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Looks like TOM, W4BQF was right about switching to DVORAK for QRQ CW sending on a keyboard - 150 wpm typing example

TOM's article about his work with the DVORAK keyboard for QRQ CW TYPING  https://www.eham.net/ehamforum/smf/index.php?topic=81139.10;wap2HERE IS SOMEONE USING a DVORAK KEYBOARD to type 150 wpmSee More
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Chuck aa0hw commented on Chuck aa0hw's blog post QRQ CW over 100 wpm - tips, techniques and specialized QRQcw GEAR
"the INGEN software CW KEYER, specifically designed for QRQ CW at 150 WPM and below INGEN is an amazing LINUX AUDIO APP, that will let you gather all sorts of LV2 plugins inside its connection bay to create many types of AUDIO FUNCTIONS...and…"
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