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



Hi Fred,

Right - the VOX Gain switch must be moved from the off position for
the CW key to work.  Mine's always been that way.  I never thought
otherwise, as it's specified that way in the manual (section 4.7.3).

Greg  KO6TH


>From: "CU8AO" <fredf@clix.pt>
>To: "John K9ij"    <k9ij@vx5.com>, "Steve Meuse"    <smeuse@mara.org>,   
><amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
>Subject: Re: Re: [amsat-bb] [OT] ft-736 keyer question
>Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2003 12:14:21 +0100
>
>Hi,
>
>To make my staight key work correctly, i open the "vox" switch,it then by
>adjusting a litle bit the "delay", i make it work perfectly.
>I think this was not necessary when i got the radio, but something
>appened...
>Of course, i use a stereo jack to connect the key.
>
>73!
>Fred,CU8AO
>
> > At 09:52 PM 9/8/2003 -0400, Steve Meuse wrote:
> >
> > >Greeting folks,
> > >		   According to the 736 manual, I should be able to hook up
>
> > > an external keyer or a straight key without having to have the 
>internal
>
> > > keyer module installed. Is this correct or am I just interpreting the
> > > manual incorrectly? I've tried to connect my external keyer and a
> > > straight key up with zero success. Any help would be appreciated.
> >
> > If the FT-736r has previously had a keyer module installed and then 
>later
>
> > removed, it's possible/probable that the jumper
> > that is cut during the installation has not been replaced/reconnected.
> >
> > Refer to the keyer module installation instructions on page 17  of  the
> > manual where it refers to "Cut the twisted jumper wire near P4001.
> >
> > If the jumper is still cut, then the key jack is effectively 
>disconnected
>
> > from the transmitter keying circuit.
> >
> > HTH
> > John - K9IJ
> >
> >
> > -
> >
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