Morse Keys, Morse Keyboards & Vintage Telegraph Equipment

Straight Morse Keys

Whether it's an Amplidan 50713, a Marconi 365 key, or an MFJ-550, all and every 'straight' Morse Code key will fit right in here...

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Last post Re: Magnetic straight ke...
on September 23, 2020, 10:52:14 AM

Paddle Morse Keys

From humble Hi-Mound Manipulators to Begali Signatures, this is the ideal section for lovers of iambic paddle keys, not forgetting the single paddle keys too...

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by G0KZZ
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on September 22, 2020, 09:58:57 AM

Mechanical Bug Keys & Sideswiper Cootie Keys

Horace G. Martin's Vibroplex range of mechanical bug keys needs no introduction here! Also there are many other 'bug' key makers too. And while we're at, don't forget the favourite of many an 'old timer', the Cootie Sideswiper Key. Welcome to 'bug' central...

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by foggycoder
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on August 31, 2020, 09:20:45 AM

Vintage Telegraph Apparatus

Lets face it, Morse Code has been around for many years, and so too has the early Morse Telegraph apparatus. If 'inkers' and 'sounders' are your thing, relay units, line galvanometers or Telegraph keys themselves, then join like minded folk in here...

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by G0KZZ
Last post A.T.M. Company Ltd. Doub...
on September 19, 2020, 10:00:07 PM

Homebrew Morse Keys

It's in the title! If you own or indeed make home-brew Morse Keys then post the details. Whether photographs or plans, or just plain old chat about that hand made tapper, share it all here...

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by foggycoder
Last post Re: Capacitive Touch Dou...
on Today at 12:42:49 PM

Morse Code Operating

Morse Code Operating Aids

Apart from Morse Keys there's a whole bunch of other items that are to be found in the CW operators inventory. Electronic Keyers, Memory Keyers, assorted passive and active CW filters, not to mention Morse beacon units, side tone units, and Morse readers. Discuss them all here...

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by AE0Q
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on September 10, 2020, 03:17:36 AM

On The Air With Morse Code

Chat about those on-air CW experiences and operating tips within, maybe arrange skeds or swap useful tips and advice...

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Last post Re: 472KHz Sunday CW Net
on September 27, 2020, 06:38:22 PM

Internet Based CW Operating

Who needs transceivers and antennas when with a computer and minimal other assorted items you can work the World. If Morse Over Internet (M.O.I.) is your forte then this is the board for you...

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by foggycoder
Last post Re: Cormac CQ100
on September 20, 2020, 07:55:53 PM

Learning Morse Code

Morse Code Practice Keys & Code Practice Oscillators

Morse Practice Keys are very often found with code practice oscillators attached, and maybe some kind of legend displaying the various Morse characters. Code Practice Oscillators are intended to allow Morse Code sending practice with a user supplied key. Both items are intended for use primarily while learning Morse Code and can be considered distinct from 'working' keys...

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Last post Re: MFJ-557 Morse Code P...
on September 14, 2020, 11:06:39 AM

Electronic Morse Tutors, Tuition Software, Morse Readers & Decoders

Electronic Morse tutors and Morse tuition software are the two most popular ways to learn and improve your CW skills. Also, with the advent of the microprocessor, electronic Morse decoders and readers have become cheaply available useful items. Find and discuss all those 'helps' in here...

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on September 10, 2020, 08:34:26 PM

Morse Code Practice Material & Online Resources

Morse Code practice material is extremely useful when beginning to learn to send Morse, or even later while improving your technique. Upload material or point the way to helpful online resources and web based tuition here...

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by PseQrs
Last post Re: MCPT
on September 21, 2020, 03:38:36 PM

Radio & Electronics

In The Shack - Rigs & Accessories

Somewhere to discuss those transceivers and general bits and bobs to be found around the shack. Whether fixed station, mobile or portable operating is your thing, your 'shack' is welcome in this section!

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Last post Re: The Shack Wall
on August 31, 2020, 11:25:34 AM

Antennas, Masts & Feeders

Possibly the most important item (after the rig), designs for antennas are as numerous as stars in the sky. So to is the method of support, from the lowliest fence post to the mightiest tower, all are part of the success or failure of a station. And while we're at it, don't forget those unsung feeder cables that guide hard won Watts to their final departure point!

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by G0KZZ
Last post Re: Portable whip antenn...
on July 07, 2020, 06:40:06 PM

Homebrew Projects

Constructed some item of equipment? Or maybe in the process of planning and building your project? Then here's the place to show and tell your homebrew handiwork...

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Last post Tools for construction
on September 08, 2020, 07:10:07 PM

Spare Parts & Repairs

Need help with repairing an item, or perhaps can't locate some obscure spare part? Maybe you have found some useful components for sale that could be of interest to other members? Then this is your spot...

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by G0KZZ
Last post American Supplier of Mor...
on August 31, 2020, 08:55:12 PM

General Section

General Interest & Information

As the title says, this section is for general interest items, information about radio and electronics matters, and pointers to useful items around the web...

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by G0KZZ
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on Today at 07:50:23 PM

Contact Admin

If you need to contact the site Admin about issues with the forum, or suggestions for changes and possible improvements, post your questions and thoughts here. Any important information regarding the operation or usage of the forum will be posted here by Admin too...

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