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Steve Steltzer commented on Chuck aa0hw's page AUDIO RECORDINGS OF QRQ CW NETs
"Very good recording Chuck. If Jerry would have been just a bit louder it would have been perfect! "
Jan 16
Steve Steltzer commented on Chuck aa0hw's blog post The Versatility of the AD5DZ CW Keyboard for QRQ CW copy by ear Practice
"That is an amazing program. "
Apr 23, 2021
Steve Steltzer left a comment for Gary Hill
"Welcome to QRQcw Gary.  73! Steve, WF3T"
Feb 28, 2021
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Feb 28, 2021
Steve Steltzer commented on Chuck aa0hw's blog post The GNU RADIO CW Keyboard - sending QRQ CW at 99 wpm test
"You're amazing Chuck. The bible is hard enough to "copy" reading it. It's very hard to copy even at 60 with all the unfamiliar words. At 99 all I could catch was enough to know it was the Bible :-)"
Oct 14, 2020
Steve Steltzer commented on Chuck aa0hw's page AUDIO RECORDINGS OF QRQ CW NETs
"Fun to go back and listen to these Q's again. Thanks Chuck."
Aug 11, 2020
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Jun 13, 2020

Profile Information

Your Call Sign
How many years have you been performing QRQ CW
What speed do you like to run QRQ CW
50 to 65
Your favorite key, paddle or bug
TP1 touch paddle
Your favorite cw keyboard
I use a program I wrote to send from a PC to K3NG, Winkey, or W5UXH keyers.
Your favorite cw sending software
Your Rig, Antenna and RF Power
FTDX101D, K3S, KPA1500 to dipoles in the trees.
Your QSK preferences
QRQ+ on the K3S, but on the FTDX101 I use semi with a 30ms delay. That still allows me to hear between words, but greatly reduces the wear and tear on the relays.
Your favorite headphones or speakers for listening to cw
Stellar Labs
What has been your most effective way of training practice, to copy and send qrq cw
Operating mobile for many years, listening to files, and the 1k hours of testing I did writing my program :-)

Steve Steltzer's Blog

Internet access struggle

It's been a long hard road but I finally have net access good enough to do iCW. I live in a very rural area in the middle of about 60k acres of woods. Satellite internet just doesn't make it for iCW. Finally got a cell booster and found out 750 MHZ RF does NOT like trees. The system came with a 4 element yagi. Tried several different spots, not consistent enough. Now I've got an 8 element up around 70 ft. in a tree that has a somewhat clearer shot to the tower and it's working reasonably…


Posted on February 17, 2018 at 12:57pm

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