[hackpgh-ham] Re: Continuous transmit Morse Code Key option?

  • From: Ed Paradis <legomaniac@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: hackpgh-ham@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2011 18:38:27 -0400

On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 6:35 PM, Doug Philips <douglas.philips@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I doubt that is why many non-military keys have a grounding
> bar/switch, but it might explain why some do...

There are a few situations when I'd want to send a continuous tone
(antenna tuning, amplifier tests, tracking down problems), but I have
to admit 'sending a distress signal from my burning plane while I
parachute to safety" isn't one that's come up so far.

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