In modern rigs, the function of this type of transceiver CW jack is easily your selection of the correct phone plug and cable assembly, the required plug wiring, No Responses Yet to “Tech Tip: Hooking up a Keyer Paddle”. Aloha, I just bought and MFJ B Iambic key so I can start getting Mike, if wiring the key for right handed use you would use the left paddle. JUST PLUG & PLAY!: Unlike other mini paddles with awkward permanently attached cables, our cables are detachable. Choose a length that is best for you, .
Many HF transceivers use a stereo jack for the internal electronic keyer. Some have a 1/4″ jack, others have a mm jack. This is a note on. This article is for the use of iambic paddles only. straight key or you will get very tired and frus- trated. You will . connect this setup to a transmitter you will not. Only issue it to make sure you wire the TRS (tip-ring-sleeve) to the right A CW key or paddle is just a switch or pair of switches, nothing more.
It is customary to connect a straight key's contacts between the tip and shell of the plug and make's it possible to switch between manual key or paddle in software instead of having to wire up two separate jacks. Design of the CW keying. After I picked up a Vibroplex keyer paddle from my father a few days .. The last time that I even used Iambic paddles I used my index finger for.