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Re: [OT] ft-736 keyer question

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.
Jerry, K5OE
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