"Hi Gil, I ordered my signature and am hoping the band conditions arrive about the same time, hi. Been quite nice on 6 meters but other than that not much good in the deserts this time of year. Wanted to thank you for your input about the…"
"Paul, I talked to them about that problem you are having. They said contact them and they would fix it. Nobody else seems to have the problem, might be some parts missing. It's always worth at try. As for me still…"
"I converted my Vibroplex Iambic 35 Years old with 2 magnets and added 4 gold contacts and added bypass wires to cancel the conductivity that was by the springs (Not a very good idea) Now it can work fron 20 to 60 wpm with same adjustment.
Been ham 30 years, been working on my sending and copy that long. Just now really starting to hear words and learning not to get upset when I miss something, making Morse so much more fun for me.
What speed do you like to run QRQ CW
40 right now
Your favorite key, paddle or bug
Begali Signature Magnetic
Your favorite cw keyboard
Not using a keyboard or computer for copy at all. Don't want to take the work and pleasure of accomplishing something away.
Your favorite cw sending software
My favorite cw sending is via the Key, not interested in software to send.
Your Rig, Antenna and RF Power
IC-7600 and a IC-756 Pro2 along with a 3 element yagi 10-15-20 500 Watts
shunt fed 160 sloper and a vertical with radials.
Your QSK preferences
My rig is good up to about 50 wpm QSK...
Your favorite headphones or speakers for listening to cw
Using Heil Proset 3
What has been your most effective way of training practice, to copy and send qrq cw
On the air QSO's and getting in some contests. Really enjoy listening to some outstanding QRQ ops and just trying to copy in my head and once in awhile I jump in and find out I still need lots of work. But you know it's fun and I am not afraid to do it.