Re: Iambic CW?
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A lot of paddle ops on air are hard to decode too... the biggest crime is insufficient inter-character gap. It is supposed to be 3 dit-lengths (and 7 dit-lengths for an inter-word gap).
The inter-word gap is less critical to intelligibility. But when the inter-character gap is shortened it really makes it hard to decode. In my limited experience, it's not uncommon for ops in a hurry, to compress the inter-character gap.
A few keyers (including the one in QCX) include the capability to enforce the 3-dit inter-character spacing. See menu "4.5 Auto Space". It's a nice fearure but I think it is rarely used.
73 Hans G0UPL
On Fri, Feb 19, 2021, 09:46 Pat <pat.ring1@...> wrote:
I'm 100% a squeezer.