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Re: Foot Switch for 847..



In a message dated 11/30/2000 10:25:42 AM Eastern Standard Time, 
k6yk@juno.com writes:

> Hi Dave and group,
>  I use a foot switch on the 847.  In fact I improved on it a few weeks ago
>  and put in a 
>  foot switch with 2 contacts in it, and use one contact to key the radio
>  and one 
>  contact to key the amp, so it stays keyed up and doesn't keep going on
>  and off 
>  when talking on SSB or sending CW.  (No more  clickety-clicking).
>  
>  73,
>  John, K6YK

I use something similar. Contact #1 keys the FT-847, my amps are keyed by the 
standby outputs on the FT-847. The second footswitch contact interrupts the 
voice keyer (VKE, from Stu Olson).

73,
Mike, N1JEZ
AMSAT #29649
Local Area Coordinator
"A closed mouth gathers no feet."
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