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 One heck of a key collection! 
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I thought I had a 'few' keys, then someone pointed me at KM4AHP's QRZ webpage.

https://www.qrz.com/db/KM4AHP

Get a drink and some popcorn, then start scrolling! :shock:

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Thu Sep 30, 2021 10:26 pm
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Thats not a collection thats an obsession... but have to say what made me smile was that after scrolling through all those wonderful keys... at the bottom of the page is a list of his latest uploaded contacts... the top starts with SSB, and towards the bottom the mode is FT8.... not a mention of c.w. maybe he is fed up of pounding the brass eh...

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I wonder if he has a favourite key out of that lot! :D
And if he can remember what shelf or space it is sat on.
Talk about spoilt for choice! :)
Some lovely looking keys among the collection though, works of art some of them.

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Keys or porcelain rabbits...collecting is madness in my view. His shack isnt a shack...no solder blobs on his seat, not a thing out of place. Nah, rather have mine. On the other hand...

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All them keys, looking at his HRD log his last CW entry was on 01/01/2020, he's predominantly an SSB and FT8 user.

Or to put another way he's only logged 4 CW contacts since June 2019.

Such a shame all them silent keys

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thats collectors for ya ..

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Good grief I thought it was over-kill having 3 :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

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Some collection but here is one he has not got. From a WW2 Spitfire. It was mounted on the right side of the cockpit and used to flash 2 lamps top and bottom of the fuselage so as to not break radio silence. Send morse with the right hand and fly with the left!


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This is a little special forces key, I don't use it as a Morse key because it's just too small but it makes a lovely PTT switch.

Made by G. Jardillier

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Johnf wrote:
Some collection but here is one he has not got. From a WW2 Spitfire. It was mounted on the right side of the cockpit and used to flash 2 lamps top and bottom of the fuselage so as to not break radio silence. Send morse with the right hand and fly with the left!


Respect, now that takes skill and no doubt!

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