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Re: [OT] ft-736 keyer question



At 07:41 AM 9/9/03 -0400, K5OE@aol.com wrote:
>w4epi writes:
>
> > Hi Steve,
> > I am an FT-736r driver too, and was successful at getting a straight key
> > to work with it.
> > The secret is the plug. You most likely have a two-conductor RCA plug on
> > the end of your key; the 736 requires the three-conductor version. I
> > searched my AMSAT-BB archives for the message I got when <I> asked for
> > help in this area, but no luck.
>
>This seems to be a goofy thing with Yaesu.  My FT-100 is the same way 
>(requires a 3-conductor plug).  That makes the CW key incompatible with 
>every other rig I own.  Frustrating.
>73,
>Jerry, K5OE


Ok, but just for a straight key, shorting tip to ground (sleeve?) should 
work, right? As of right now, that isn't working.

-Steve
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