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High speed CW and weighting changes.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Chuck aa0hw Jan 20, 2011.

Ultimate Paddles
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Gilles Pepin May 14, 2011.

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Your Call Sign
How many years have you been performing QRQ CW
19 years approximately
What speed do you like to run QRQ CW
45-70 wpm dependent on the keying characteristics I'm listening to........
Your favorite key, paddle or bug
Bencher BY-1 (not really)
Your favorite cw keyboard
Heath UltraPro
Your favorite cw sending software
Currently none
Your Rig, Antenna and RF Power
I'm currently running a Yaesu FT-100D with a 260' centre fed zepp (non resonant dipole), I usually run 85 watts.
Your QSK preferences
Basically run semi QSK....
Your favorite headphones or speakers for listening to cw
Telex procom 100 headphones and I also use a Radio Shack 5" patio speaker for general listening (very mellow)

Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 8:51pm on February 4, 2008, Chuck aa0hw said…
Thanks for joining up there RICK !
please feel free to add some input if you like sir...
i am going to try and add some pictures of my gear
and maybe do some short write ups of my favorite
cw gadgets i am just getting to know this site
and have never tried being a webmaster before hihi
so i think it will be a fun adventure to get some great content for qrq ops on here ....
At 5:28pm on August 26, 2008, Nathan, KO6U said…
My first keyboard was a Heath UltraPro...unfortunately I sold it.

Great keyboard - still used by a few ops I know.

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