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How To Set Up CW Key to Operate Remotely

This question probably has been asked and answered but I am a new Flex-6400 user. I have the 6400 setup to access through my home network. I want to use a CW key remotely with the 6400. Is there a doc that explains this kind of setup?

Answers

  • K1ESE
    K1ESE Member ✭✭

    You can send CW using CWX and the keyboard. For the paddle, you either need a Maestro or other hardware. The problem is that the keying sidetone needs to be at the same place and your paddle and not remote. Otherwise, the sidetone and the paddle have so much latency that they are out of sync.

  • w4ien
    w4ien Member ✭✭
    [{"insert":"Thanks, makes sense. Guess I was hoping for a silver bullet.\n"}]
  • Pat_W5WTH
    Pat_W5WTH Keep Radio Fun!!! Member ✭✭

    You can "kinda" do this with the iPad/iPhone app. I have made several remote QSOs with the app in "straight key" mode.

    I say "kinda" because it is not ideal because you are tapping the screen and not a real key. It's fun, it works, but I would want to use it for a contest, etc.

  • w4ien
    w4ien Member ✭✭
    [{"insert":"Thank you.\n"}]

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