Please add CW Beacon function to CWX

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I would really like to have a beacon function in CWX.  I know others have suggested that I use N1MM software but I already have a great logging program and I don't need contesting software.  It should be a relative easy thing to add to CWX and it would make my operation much more enjoyable -- I like the ability to call CQ without having to hover over the mouse to keep calling until someone answers.
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Andrew Thall

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N5LB - Lionel B

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Using my finger operated F key, over and over, for CQ on 15m I found out the band was open despite the bleak sf numbers. It worked but pretty much stopped me from doing other things at my ham shack desk. I think PSDR had beacon ability. It sure would be nice to have in a future SSDR release.
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Serious CW ops expect this type of functionality.  I'm coming from a K3 and I had the ability to push a button and call CQ repeatedly.  The K3 has a very nice CW macro facility built onto the front panel.  It would be nice to be able to program one of the F buttons on the /M models for a repeat function. I am using two F buttons to send my call and TU 5NN.