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My new key !!!

Today I finished building this manipulator. Sounds good. This weekend I will prove it !!

73 de Dani EA5FV & EF5F

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Hi Dani, good job.
Sounds great, and looks fine at that high speed!

That homebrew key reminds the Te-ne-Ke design.
Hope to work you soon with it,
73 Ignacio

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Hi Dani
You must have the steady fingers of a surgeon. Congratulations on a brilliant construction.
73 Nick

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Looks good. Sounds like you figured it out. Looking forward to hearing you
on the air.
de John Paul // AB4PP

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Hi Dani,
really nice!
Where did you get the copper spring-elements? The EMI shielding fingers known form WG0AT’s construction (https://nitter.net/wG0AT/status/1189297567512911872#m) seem to be US local product…
73 de Greg DL3GJ

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That (or similar products named EMV Kontaktfedern) may help:
https://www.mtc.de/de/emi-emv-metallteile/standard-kundenspezifische-kontaktfedern

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Nice key on a good thread. Thanks for this. Just ordered Liard fingerstock with knife edge: https://www.mouser.ca/datasheet/2/987/EMI-DS-FINGER-LARGE-ENC_1112-1590607.pdf

Hi Greg.
Remove the copper foil from the shield of a TV transformer in scrapping.
You can see it more clearly in the photo. A red arrow indicates the site.

73 de Dani EA5FV.

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WoW! I want your CW skills!
Nice key, robust and compact.

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Bravo, Dani!
Recycling and reusing as much as we can must be always present in our minds.
:clap: :clap: :clap:

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Nice homebrew key
Iñaki

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