V 1.3 CWX Praise. and Observation and a Question

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Praise -- CWX is working nicely.  Great Job!

Question - Disabling "Breakin" prevents transmitting from the paddle but still sends from CWX.  Is that intended?  See snapshot below.  It would be nice to disable sending from CWX also for consistency and so you can test without having to remember to lower the power to 0.   Not a big deal but was a surprise. 

**** Breakin is off, CWX still keys radio ****

Observation -  I set up 3 of the function keys and noticed that even when the CWX panel is not being displayed, the Keyboard F-Keys will still send the appropriate CW.  That is great, and saves screen space.  

***** setup the functions keys ***
**** close the CWX panel *****
**** press the function key on the keyboard ***

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

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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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Breakin is only applicable to the internal keyer.  CWX is not an extension of the keyer but a separate CW sending feature so you can use both in the same QSO
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Ken - NM9P, Elmer

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I'll have to remember that when I leave the rig in CW mode.... and the cat jumps up and lays down on the keyboard!
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I have a 110# GSD. He learned if he walks up and lays his head on the key board. He get's my attention real fast.
Got to get him his own call. Maybe K9FLX????
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Steve N4LQ

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Turning Breakin off should kill the power in CWX. Somehow this needs to be linked. Breakin off/on kills power for a straight key or keyer. This needs to be consistent. I found this out after transmitting gibberish for a while with the keyboard!
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W5XZ - dan

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I'd like to see the internal keyer and CWX have the same speed, myself..

73, w5xz, dan
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Steve N4LQ

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That is so obvious isn't it?