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Chuck aa0hw commented on Chuck aa0hw's blog post Using the MFJ 451 CW Keyboard to send QRQ CW to the Mumble Voice Chat audio input for QRQ CW QSO'n on iCW
"Here is the previous video showing the simple setup with an EMF PICK COIL to connect to the PC's Mic input brief demo of showing a single GSTREAMER script to filter out the harsh cw square wave harmonics & key clicks from the speaker…"
yesterday
Chuck aa0hw posted a blog post

Using the MFJ 451 CW Keyboard to send QRQ CW to the Mumble Voice Chat audio input for QRQ CW QSO'n on iCW

this is a follow up video to the previous setup demo using an EMF coil and a CW KEYER's SPEAKER with a Gstreamer Bandpass Filter to clean up the KEYER's square wave harmonics and key clicks ... https://youtu.be/o3JDDu3vH_cthis video is similar, only using the MFJ 451 CW Keyboard and placing the EMF PICK UP COIL right on top of the MFJ BLACK BOX SPEAKER grill...see video notes on the link above for more info on the setupSee More
yesterday
Chuck aa0hw commented on Ron Smith's photo
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Heathkit SA-2040

"Beautiful work Ron ! Fantastic !  Congrats !  Thanks for taking the time to share those TUNER pics ..."
Saturday
Steve Steltzer commented on Chuck aa0hw's blog post AD5DZ's new "Push To Talk" RIG VOX activation module demo - QRQ CW example
"Interesting conversation, not what you hear on the air everyday."
Nov 5
Chuck aa0hw posted a blog post

AD5DZ's new "Push To Talk" RIG VOX activation module demo - QRQ CW example

This demo shows the AD5DZ CW KEYBOARD sending CW at 60 wpm from a remote OP's location to a RASPBERRY PI 2b which is using the RIG's own sound card as its own sound card in order to send CW on that rig remotely, over ip, using AFCW MODE on LSB. In order to preserve the first bits of the CW ELEMENTS, when using VOICE VOX MODE on the RIG, on LOWER SIDE BAND, a PTT ACTIVATION TONE is sent ahead of the actual CW TONE...so that the RIG's PTT circuit is fully on before the CW TONE ARRIVES...the…See More
Oct 14
Chuck aa0hw commented on Chuck aa0hw's page AUDIO RECORDINGS OF QRQ CW NETs
"Here is another live OFF THE AIR recording of a QRQ CW NET that took place on 10-12-2019 QRQ CW qso on 40 meters recorded LIVE off the air, from an ELECRAFT K3S on 10-12-2019 via REMOTE RIG audio over IP - using Gstreamer avenc_aac & avdec_aac…"
Oct 12
Chuck aa0hw posted a blog post

experimental REMOTE RIG QRQ CW AUDIO over IP - using Gstreamer RTPrtxQUEUE send & receive scripts

brief QRQ CW example//demo of using dual send & receive scripts for operating REMOTE RIG OPERATIONS::REMOTE RIG AUDIO over IP using Gstreamer RTPrtxQUEUE scripts using the OPUS CODEChttps://gstreamer.freedesktop.org/documentation/rtpmanager/rtprtxqueue.html?gi-language=ca Raspberry PI is connecting to the RIG's INTERNAL SOUND CARD and serial port via one usb cable from the PI to the K3S…See More
Oct 3
Chuck aa0hw posted a blog post

Keying QRQ CW afcw mode on a K3S - using a high pitched PTT activation tone & delayed CW tone

Using a Raspberry PI2b and the AD5DZ CW Keying software suite -https://youtu.be/l8wKVnA4oGcThe Pi is using the K3S internal USB SOUND CARD as its own sound card too...providing a direct LINE INPUT and LINE OUTPUT from the pi to the RIG and from the RIG to the PIThe PI sends audio to the REMOTE OP via zitaNJbridge...NOTE: all of the cw keying work is done on the PI, the REMOTE op only needs to receive the RIG's audio from the PI "audio OVER ip" app:…See More
Sep 30

Profile Information

Your Call Sign
aa0hw
How many years have you been performing QRQ CW
about 24 years
What speed do you like to run QRQ CW
between 60 - 110 wpm
Your favorite key, paddle or bug
I have a MERCURY paddle
Your favorite cw keyboard
I like the MICROSOFT COMFORT CURVE 2000 for typing cw

http://images.pcworld.com/howto/graphics/124948-2406p140-1b.jpg
Your favorite cw sending software
FLdigi, YPLog & the AD5DZ software CW Keyboard
Your Rig, Antenna and RF Power
Elecraft K3S, 100 foot each leg of a dipole about 25 feet high
Your QSK preferences
Full QSK
Your favorite headphones or speakers for listening to cw
Closed back headphones
What has been your most effective way of training practice, to copy and send qrq cw
using FABIAN's QRQ app for sending random words and using a variable cassette player to listen to CW TAPES made by FABIAN's EBOOK2CW app

HERE IS THE NEXT WORLD CHAMPION QRQcw OP


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Using the MFJ 451 CW Keyboard to send QRQ CW to the Mumble Voice Chat audio input for QRQ CW QSO'n on iCW

this is a follow up video to the previous setup demo using an EMF coil and a CW KEYER's SPEAKER with a Gstreamer Bandpass Filter to clean up the KEYER's square wave harmonics and key clicks ...

https://youtu.be/o3JDDu3vH_c

this video is similar, only using the MFJ 451 CW Keyboard and placing…

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Posted on November 18, 2019 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

AD5DZ's new "Push To Talk" RIG VOX activation module demo - QRQ CW example

This demo shows the AD5DZ CW KEYBOARD sending CW at 60 wpm from a remote OP's location to a RASPBERRY PI 2b which is using the RIG's own sound card as its own sound card in order to send CW on that rig remotely, over ip, using AFCW MODE on LSB. In order to preserve the first bits of the CW ELEMENTS, when using VOICE VOX MODE on the RIG, on LOWER…

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Posted on October 14, 2019 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

experimental REMOTE RIG QRQ CW AUDIO over IP - using Gstreamer RTPrtxQUEUE send & receive scripts

brief QRQ CW example//demo of using dual send & receive scripts for operating REMOTE RIG OPERATIONS::REMOTE RIG AUDIO over IP using Gstreamer RTPrtxQUEUE scripts using the OPUS CODEC…

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Posted on October 3, 2019 at 10:33am

Keying QRQ CW afcw mode on a K3S - using a high pitched PTT activation tone & delayed CW tone

Using a Raspberry PI2b and the AD5DZ CW Keying software suite -

https://youtu.be/l8wKVnA4oGc

The Pi is using the K3S internal USB SOUND CARD as its own sound card too...providing a direct LINE INPUT and LINE OUTPUT from the pi to the RIG and from the RIG to the PI

The PI sends audio to the…

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Posted on September 30, 2019 at 1:44pm

copying QRQ CW - testing the "Riemann" Raised Cosine Window - to form the CW NOTE rise/fall edges

every Raised Cosine Window that can be used to form the CW ELEMENT Rise/Fall time edges...sounds just a little bit different at QRQ CW speeds...this test was run at 55 wpm using the Riemann Window, and 3.3 milliseconds was also trimmed off of each element to make it just a tiny bit lighter, thinner sounding, between letters...

The AD5DZ…

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Posted on September 23, 2019 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Comment Wall (40 comments)

At 3:49pm on February 4, 2008, Rick said…
Good site idea and I hope it takes off, I will do my part to generate interest in it........
At 2:44pm on October 5, 2008, Fritz Zwingli said…
Hi Chuck,
many tnx for the kind words.
Congrats on your fb site and hope
to meet you on the air soon.
Vy73 es gd qrq`ing
Fritz
At 8:16pm on December 15, 2008, Bill Kramer said…
Hi Chuck. Thanks for the warm welcome. I don't know exactly when i'll be up and running from here. I have a few problems to workout first. I'm in a condo on the top floor(3rd) with 220 other units here. I face a courtyard and my balcony can bee seen my many others. This condo has antenna restrictions etc. so i'll have to run in the stealth mode. We will see what happens..Maybe a indoor 40 mtr loop?? Hope to catch you on the air.73's
At 6:10am on May 12, 2009, Patrick Henigin said…
Chuck I am trying to promote CW right here in my own home.
I have ordered parts for an interface as described on page
http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=ddw2g8w8_9fkz7xj
I think you wrote that page. It looks pretty basic. I am not sure where the positive voltage is applied, or what voltage it is run at. Or is the sound card supposed to supply enough power to run the circuit?
73 Pat N6ZEM
At 8:36am on September 9, 2009, mwm said…
HI Chuck

Tnx for the welcome as well as the back ground info on the CW IRLP project. I hope to meet up with you guys on that mode down the road.

73..........Mark/W8VNZ
At 1:00pm on November 23, 2009, David Runk said…
Thnks Chuck, got a ways to go on typing but 30-40wpm is FB!...now to get really serious!!! -73, Dave,aa3ej
At 11:56pm on January 1, 2010, KIT DEAN said…
Hi Chuck,

Yes I am presently training to improve my QRQcw copy. I use JustLearnMorseCode and MRX, as well as converting text lists of the 6800 most common words by means of ebook2cw. ( I can copy 24-27 wpm (using 41-44 wpm letters) using a computer keyboard. I spent the last two days trying to get CWirc and CWCOM to work on Windows and was just about to sign on with QSOnet when I found your site, which may be more what I am looking for. I would like to be able to head copy 36 WPM without error, and would dearly love QRQ at 50-70 wpm.) I was licensed in 1960 as a Novice and then in 1976 as an Advanced, and 1984 as an Extra passing the 20 wpm code test. I let my license lapse as I went back to school and was recently relicensed in January of 2009. I had a Yaseu FT101 and this year acquired two HW16's in anticipation of working more CW,

I downloaded the newest fldgi, Mumble and Wondershare. Thank you for putting the instructions for installation in a couple of places and formats, as this allowed me to setup and configure these software apps. Can you tell me which IRC channels are hosting qrqcw conversations, and if this setup is also used by others to work code on the chat channels.

73,
Kit
AC0NR (formerly AA6AS)
At 8:49am on January 2, 2010, KIT DEAN said…
Hi Chuck,
I have not been able to make CWirc work in Windows: it needs to have cwirc.so to be compiled in python or delphi so that the xchat that has been ported to windows can pick it up inside of xchat as a recognizable plugin.

I obtained the 6815 most common words from a website. This is a 'magic number' of words, since it is approximately 95% of all words used. (As you are already well aware) word usage varies depending on whether we are talking about all television scripts, or all novels, or all English usage per the big big Oxford dictionary. But this list should be nearly everything.

I have stayed away from chat rooms since 1994 when it became clear that these were largely unregulated or that there could be harm done to my computer. Because of that, it is somewhat difficult to be aware of the logon procedures etc. So I would really appreciate a really elementary list of how to log on and where to go etc. It seems we could open a IRC channel as #qrqcw_mumble and begin qso'ing. Also, I am lost as to where the main iCW website would be as I only found 11 messages on googlegroups. So I need some pointers.

I got out rufzxp again last night. I am at 46 wpm letters and I think I should just practice for about 2 hours per day. It seems that if I go with faster than 46 wpm letters I miss too much, so it may be my brain is breaking down the communication into dots and dashes. Any advice would be appreciated.



73,
Kit
AC0NR
At 2:17pm on January 22, 2010, PP5VX (Bone) said…
Tnx my dear !

I was hamming for the past 35 years, and started at 14 on ham-radio, and 15 on CW...
As you can read (and see...) better on QRZ.

Nice to take part of this wonderful world of CW and QRQ, of course, because, my moto is: "If you have to do something - do well" - Why CW at 15 wpm ? (hi)

See also the "MorseRunner Scores" page at www.dxatlas.com, with my other call: PV5X, in some contests...

73/DX Bone (PP5VX)
Allways QRP... hi
At 9:23pm on January 24, 2010, Bob said…
Many thanks for the welcome in the QRQcw, I'm very honoured.
Still need to learn a bit how-to here.
I hope to meet with all of you on the radiowaves,
73
Bob, I0QM

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