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Re: New CW Interface for HT's



I think this is what we used to call MCW.  When done on FM , you might as
well use the mike and whistle CW into it.


Bruce Paige wrote:
> 
> for those that are looking to use their ht for cw, this might just be the ticket. it
> was posted to our local club's listserver today.
> 73...bruce
> 
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> Date sent:              Thu, 26 Jul 2001 12:54:40 US/Central
> Subject:                [CLARC] New CW Interface for HT's
> 
> MFJ is now selling the "Jim Handy", a CW interface for HT's.  Here's the blurb
> from their latest catalog ...
> 
> > On-the-air CW Fun using HT
> > MFJ's JimHandy
> >
> > MFJ-552, $79.95, Ship Code A
> >
> > The CW interface plugs into your 144/440 MHz handheld
> > and converts it into a modulated CW transceiver -- just
> > plug in your key.  Get your ham buddies together on-the-air
> > and enjoy some fantastic CW fun.  Run a little code practice
> > on your repeater.  Start your own FM CW Net.  Have fun and
> > upgrade!  A transmit/receive switch automatically switches
> > your HT to transmit when you send CW and returns you to
> > receive when you stop keying.  Has built-in speaker, volume
> > control and great sounding true sinewave sidetone -- no harsh
> > keyclicks.  4 W x 1-1/4 H x 3-1/4 D inches.  Uses 9V battery
> > (not included).
> >
> 
> Has anybody used this before?  How would it work on FM?
> 
> 73,
> 
> Steve N5WBI
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