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WKUSB, with a WinKeyer IC, is K1EL's original CW interface for the PC. It provides a convenient way to connect your PC to an amateur radio transceiver and send Morse both under computer control and by iambic paddle. Morse keying that is generated by a PC based application is prone to timing problems that are a result of the multitasking nature of Windows and other operating systems. All it takes is a long disk search or slow peripheral access to upset the intricate timing of Morse letters. This shows up even more at higher speeds such as you would find in a CW contest. Winkeyer replaces PC generated Morse and produces perfectly timed elements at speeds up to 99 WPM. In addition, WinKeyer provides an optical isolation between your PC and radio to prevent ground loops and electrical noise problems. If that's not enough, WinKeyer gives you a complete standalone keyer with speed control, message buttons, and a paddle interface. It is hard to find a contest or logging app that does not support WinKeyer. K1EL created the Winkeyer interface back in 2001 and did all the work convincing software developers to incorporate it into their applications.

WKUSB-SMT employs a surface mount PC board that has almost all board mounted parts pre-soldered and tested. Final kit assembly involves just soldering in a few through hole components which will take about 15 minutes. 

WKUSB-SMT Features
WKUSB-SMT CW Keyer Kit
WKUSB with WinKeyer3 IC
$89.00 USD
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WKUSB-SMT Documentation
Read Me First
WKUSB SMT Quick Start
WKUSB SMT assembly guide
WK3demo Test Application
WK3tools Standalone Keyer Editor
Winkeyer3 IC Webpage
WKscan - WKUSB port locator
How to restore factory defaults
How to Remap a USB Port
FTDI USB Controller Drivers
WK3 Firmware Upgrade Information
WK Apps For Mac OSX
How to Setup N1MM+ for WKUSB
Applications that support WinKeyer
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