How to operate CW keying only via CAT.

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Hi all...It looks like there is no way to diretly do CW keying via CAT (6700 / PC with windows 8.1).

I have red the related conversations here... 
... but I would still like to ask the community to see if someone found a straighforward way to do it... directly or by means of any other piece of software.

I use N1MM+, HDR and DXLAB. 

Thanks in advance.
73

Santos, EA4AK
ea4ak.santos@gmail.com
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Santos Rodriguez

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Don-KB6TSQ

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Santos,

I use N1MM+ and can key via this program on my 6500.  I connect via com4 and have the COM5-15 ports as follows: ptt dtr/rts

I hope this helps
73
Don
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Alex - DH2ID, Elmer

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Hi Santos, I tried that and found that using the ZLP cw keyer with HRD DM780 and the 6500 on cw is the best way to get clear cw tones and qsk.
http://www.g4zlp.co.uk/
73, Alex DH2ID
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In my case I use the CWX function of the 6500, reports of nice clean cw. I then log using DM780/logger. At present DM780 has a minor problem with Add Log Entry which is being addressed for update, but a little manual input within the dm780 logger and its fine, not fast but ok.

If things really get hot and heavy then I use CW skimmer decoder as I cannot copy 30 wpm, but the con of that is the expense of cw skimmer.

Be advised that if you do try CWX, any hot-keys you set up (F1-F12) at this time the text will be sent twice. Flex advises that is being addressed for the next update.
 
My goal is N1mm+ but so far its set up eludes me, even with the tons of help available.

73 - Chuck W9NWR
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Al / NN4ZZ

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HI Chuck,
I believe the "sent twice" bug in CWX only applies if you are in "LIVE" mode.  It works fine for me when live mode is off.  

Regards, Al / NN4ZZ  
al (at) nn4zz (dot) com
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Chuck

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Thanks Al,
I will tuck that in my hat band and try it out. So far 100% of my cw has been in live mode, but I certainly appreciate the note and will give it a go.
73 Chuck
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Santos Rodriguez

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Thanks to all. CWX works great. Now I wonder how to set up N1MM.

Don:
Could you please send me a bit more detailed description of how you have your COM5/15 ports configured?
I assume this is a port pair created as a new PTT port, right?
Then, ... How is your precise configuration of port 5 in you N1MM+??
I have done the same, tried several configuration alternatives, but with no success.
:(
Thanks.
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Chuck

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Your right Al, macros work ok in SEND. Between that and Live will get it done until update. Tnx.

Don,
I echo Santos' request.
Tnx Chuck
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Santos, 

try it like described here: How to: Setup N1MM+ for keying the Flex 6X00 via CWX

VY73
Tom
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done Tom, thanks !
:)
Santos, EA4AK