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Re: Re: [OT] ft-736 keyer question



Frustrating, perhaps, but necessary if you're going to use a paddle with the internal keyer.


> 
> From: K5OE@aol.com
> Date: 2003/09/09 Tue AM 07:41:30 EDT
> To: w4epi@comcast.net,  smeuse@mara.org,  amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] [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.
> 73,
> Jerry, K5OE
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Scott Townley NX7U
Gilbert, AZ  DM43di
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