• Ham Radio Glossary (K)

    From Daryl Stout@618:250/33 to All on Wed Nov 4 00:05:54 2020
    From QRZ.Com, the Icom handout, and Part 97 Of The FCC Rules -
    Ham Radio Glossary - An overview of amateur radio terms.

    "Kilocycle"; equivalent to KHz; regarded as an "old fashioned" way of describing frequency.

    Device used by hand to produce Morse Code; can contain either a single, vertically travelling arm (see "Straight Key") or horizontally travelling paddles (see "Paddles") that are used to make ground connection and
    produce the Morse Code.

    Electronic device for sending Morse Code semi-automatically; connects to a
    key (see above). Dits are sent by pressing one paddle [of the key], dahs
    sent by pressing the other one (courtesy of VE3FFK).

    See Hz

    A three hourly index of geomagnetic activity relative to an assumed quiet
    day curve for the recording site. K index values range from 0 -very quiet-
    up to 9 -extremely disturbed- (Courtesy of IPS Radio and Space Services, Sydney, Australia).
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    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (618:250/33)