Re: Paddle Type for QCX mini #40m
- I dug out my straight key and , oh boy, it was simply hard to relearn.
I am in the same league.
To improve upon my Morse skills, I have downloaded 'Zen and the Art of Radiotelegraphy' by
IK0YGJ, Carlo Consoli and edited by N0HFF. You can find it here:
Starting page 37 instructions are given to use a straight key by listening to a 5 letter group
and then repeat this group on the key. This way you learn to achieve good timing.
I use the Morse decoder in my QCX+ to evaluate my sending.
It works for me!
There is a lot of interesting material in this book regarding to learn the code.
The main points are:
2. daily exercises lasting no longer than 15 minutes
(close to 50 years using Morse Code and still learning)