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by ki5ms
Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: Beginners Corner
Topic: Not so good on first try.
Replies: 8
Views: 2387

Re: Not so good on first try.

I have had to be off the air a few times in the last several years due to health troubles.
Each time I come back I am a nervous wreck, even though I have been doing CW since 1981.
After a few contacts I finally settle down.

KI5MS #7280T
by ki5ms
Tue Mar 15, 2011 2:50 am
Forum: Elmer
Topic: CW: About to throw in the towel
Replies: 11
Views: 7340

Don't let that stop you, get on the air and have some fun! The people in this group will slow down to your speed. Go to 40M at 7.114 and someone will work with you. I have been doing this for 30 years and I still can only do a little better than 15WPM, but I get a lot of enjoyment out of working cw....
by ki5ms
Fri Mar 04, 2011 6:27 pm
Forum: Bug Users Corner
Topic: My solution to slowing down a Bug
Replies: 6
Views: 6858

Just wanted to add that you can use anything to slip over the end of the pendulum that will fit. KF7ATI mentioned he used a part of an old telescoping antenna.
Remote Control Hobby stores carry brass tubing of various sizes, so I am
sure you could also find something there to use.

Roger KI5MS
#7280
by ki5ms
Thu Mar 03, 2011 7:11 pm
Forum: Bug Users Corner
Topic: My solution to slowing down a Bug
Replies: 6
Views: 6858

My solution to slowing down a Bug

I purchased a Vibroplex Vari Speed in order to slow down my Bug. However, it did not slow it down enough for what I wanted. So, I added a home brew method to slow it down even further. See pictures below. What I did was take some model airplane fuel line about 2" long and add it to the end of the pe...
by ki5ms
Thu Mar 03, 2011 5:59 pm
Forum: Your Radio Station
Topic: My Station
Replies: 1
Views: 2147

My Station

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