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The "Crowing Rooster” CW QSO ending
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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 this discussion. Last reply by Artur Marcal Apr 19, 2016.

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Artur Marcal replied to Artur Marcal's discussion The "Crowing Rooster” CW QSO ending
"Chuck, Thank you very much for your fast reply to my request, for your time and effort, and for the CFO newsletters. I never thought I was going to put my hands on that little circuit so soon. You've made my day! :-) 73, Artur"
Apr 19, 2016
Chuck Broadwell, W5UXH replied to Artur Marcal's discussion The "Crowing Rooster” CW QSO ending
"I have no idea if the circuit mentioned is the one in the March 01, 1982 KeyClucks, but there is a circuit in that one.  I have uploaded a few PDF for some KeyClucks, the 03-01-1982 does have a circuit from Mel, K0PFX.  I will have to test…"
Apr 19, 2016
Artur Marcal replied to Artur Marcal's discussion The "Crowing Rooster” CW QSO ending
"80 WPM is a very nice figure... I practice 1-2 hours daily and I'm still at 18-20 WPM. But learning the Code is not a short term project, anyway. I will look for those CFO newsletters, maybe someone did a scan on them and they are available for…"
Apr 19, 2016
Bill Hurd replied to Artur Marcal's discussion The "Crowing Rooster” CW QSO ending
"It was published in the CFO newsletter some time ago and perhaps someone still has a copy around. CFO was a lot of fun back in the 70s and some of the ops were proficient at over 80 WPM. It takes a lot of practice to do that and there are very few…"
Apr 18, 2016
Artur Marcal replied to Artur Marcal's discussion The "Crowing Rooster” CW QSO ending
"Thank you very much Bill, Moving the transmit frequency during the ending long sound really explains it all. I guess I'm going to look for one of those circuits, just in case there is on one still around. Thanks again. 73, Artur"
Apr 18, 2016
Bill Hurd replied to Artur Marcal's discussion The "Crowing Rooster” CW QSO ending
"Artur, there are three ways to do the rooster crow. Use a bug and make all the long sounds with the dash side. Use a straight key for all of it, and there was an electronic circuit that someone designed to automatically do the crow sound. Some would…"
Apr 17, 2016
Artur Marcal replied to Artur Marcal's discussion The "Crowing Rooster” CW QSO ending
"Thanks Rich, Even the C.F.O. speed seem a big jump for me. I guess for now I'll just cheat, download the files, and listen them at a slower speed on na audio editor. Maybe I get lucky. When I came to this forum I never thought I was going…"
Nov 22, 2015
Rich Langford replied to Artur Marcal's discussion The "Crowing Rooster” CW QSO ending
"Hello Artur, Welcome to this site, I have found it very interesting over the years and always get a friendly  answer to my questions. To answer your question if you  go to  the live QRQ cw  practice (at the top of this page) and…"
Nov 22, 2015
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The "Crowing Rooster” CW QSO ending

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 name is no secret but I don't know if he wants to mentioned or not) who pointed me out this discussion forum.Since you're probably all CW veterans, I was hoping that you could help me on this.So, it's a very simple question: Can any of you tell me how's the "Crowing Rooster" CW QSO ending ?I've…See More
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Your Call Sign
CT1FRC
How many years have you been performing QRQ CW
None.
What speed do you like to run QRQ CW
PSE QRS TNX HI HI
Your favorite key, paddle or bug
Padddle
Your favorite cw keyboard
None
Your favorite cw sending software
None
Your Rig, Antenna and RF Power
Ten-Tec Eagle with AT and both 600Hz and 300Hz CW filters
GAP Titan DX
100 W
Your QSK preferences
Sorry about my ignorance, but what do you mean by that?
I just set my QSK delay according to the speed I'm using, and that's it.
Your favorite headphones or speakers for listening to cw
Regular hi-quality sonny headphones.
What has been your most effective way of training practice, to copy and send qrq cw
I'm new to CW guys, stop asking me questions about QRQ CW. I'm not there, yet, HI HI. Joking.
But I can tell you how I've been learning CW: The Koch method.

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