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K3 CW Problem

Keith Lamonica-2
Am I just missing a setting.  With my K3 CW is fine up to about 23wpm. 
Any higher speed results in just spacing change

e.g.

I have n1mm cw working fine ….… keyboard on software sends qrq fine … n1mm sends qrq fine … paddle is stuck at about 20wpm … if I jack up the speed it increases the character speed bust adds a space so speed does not do up and it sounds like crap… anything I can do?
John k9dx

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Re: K3 CW Problem

Bob McGraw - K4TAX
Sounds as though the paddle contacts need cleaning as well as the connector on the rear.  

Bob, K4TAX


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> On Dec 3, 2019, at 11:38 AM, Keith Lamonica <[hidden email]> wrote:
>
> Am I just missing a setting.  With my K3 CW is fine up to about 23wpm.  Any higher speed results in just spacing change
>
> e.g.
>
> I have n1mm cw working fine ….… keyboard on software sends qrq fine … n1mm sends qrq fine … paddle is stuck at about 20wpm … if I jack up the speed it increases the character speed bust adds a space so speed does not do up and it sounds like crap… anything I can do?
> John k9dx
>
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Re: K3 CW Problem

Keith Lamonica-2
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It turns out this did not solve my problem after all.

On 12/3/2019 9:38 AM, Keith Lamonica wrote:

> Am I just missing a setting.  With my K3 CW is fine up to about 23wpm.
> Any higher speed results in just spacing change
>
> e.g.
>
> I have n1mm cw working fine ….… keyboard on software sends qrq fine …
> n1mm sends qrq fine … paddle is stuck at about 20wpm … if I jack up
> the speed it increases the character speed bust adds a space so speed
> does not do up and it sounds like crap… anything I can do?
> John k9dx
>
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Keith E. Lamonica
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Re: K3 CW Problem

Victor Rosenthal 4X6GP
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Do you have CONFIG:TX DELAY set higher than 8 or 10?

73,
Victor, 4X6GP
Rehovot, Israel
Formerly K2VCO
CWops no. 5
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On 03/12/2019 18:38, Keith Lamonica wrote:

> Am I just missing a setting.  With my K3 CW is fine up to about 23wpm.
> Any higher speed results in just spacing change
>
> e.g.
>
> I have n1mm cw working fine ….… keyboard on software sends qrq fine …
> n1mm sends qrq fine … paddle is stuck at about 20wpm … if I jack up
> the speed it increases the character speed bust adds a space so speed
> does not do up and it sounds like crap… anything I can do?
> John k9dx
>

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Re: K3 CW Problem

Bob McGraw - K4TAX
Victor's point is a good one.  Thus the question are you working full
QSK or semi-QSK?   If the  TX Delay is long,  default is about 8 ms as I
recall,  it will put in the required space for the correct timing to key
an external amplifier.  This can occur between every CW element in QSK
mode.    Also there is a Menu value for higher speed CW as opposed to
what us old slow folks use.

73

Bob, K4TAX

On 12/3/2019 3:33 PM, Victor Rosenthal 4X6GP wrote:

> Do you have CONFIG:TX DELAY set higher than 8 or 10?
>
> 73,
> Victor, 4X6GP
> Rehovot, Israel
> Formerly K2VCO
> CWops no. 5
> http://www.qsl.net/k2vco/
>
> On 03/12/2019 18:38, Keith Lamonica wrote:
>> Am I just missing a setting.  With my K3 CW is fine up to about
>> 23wpm. Any higher speed results in just spacing change In
>>
>> e.g.
>>
>> I have n1mm cw working fine ….… keyboard on software sends qrq fine …
>> n1mm sends qrq fine … paddle is stuck at about 20wpm … if I jack up
>> the speed it increases the character speed bust adds a space so speed
>> does not do up and it sounds like crap… anything I can do?
>> John k9dx
>>
>
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