Monthly Archives: January 2015

One-Upmanship

via Nuts and Volts

An annual event in my old ham radio club was to hold a drawing for what began as a homebrew straight key gifted to a newcomer to the club. The original key — a momentary on switch — wasn't much more than a 3" copper bar, a thumb-tack contact, and a spring.

One-Upmanship

via Nuts and Volts

An annual event in my old ham radio club was to hold a drawing for what began as a homebrew straight key gifted to a newcomer to the club. The original key — a momentary on switch — wasn't much more than a 3" copper bar, a thumb-tack contact, and a spring.