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- CW MORSE KEYS - for around $30
- KG9E Amateur Radio Morse Trainer Apps and Programs
- I1QOD BUGS and KEYS - high quality from Alberto in Italy.
- UR5CDX Keys and Paddles - Yury makes some of the THE BEST keys and paddles for VERY reasonable prices and he ships them world-wide. Beautiful quality in our opinion!
- Side Swiper Net
- VIZKEY BUGS- beautifully made in the UK - excellent and not too expensive. Now run by Curt, KU8L
- Extenda-dot Bug Slowing Devices - excellent products to tame any wild bug key that is sending too fast.
- Novice Rig Roundup - The Premier Event for hams still enjoying the beginner CW rigs of the 1950s and 1960s
- Novice Rig Roundup Blog
- SKCC NEWSLETTER
- KENT MORSE Keys - beautifully made in the UK - excellent and not too expensive.
- N3ZN Keys - made in USA - excellent but not cheap.
- Morsetasten Keys - made in Germany - excellent but not cheap.
- Alberto Frattini I1QOD keys - no prices quited on web page
- ELECTRONICS USA and Whiterook Keys - made in USA - fairly reasonable.
- Morse Mad - this guy has a great collection of bugs etc.
- Schurr Keys - made in Germany - excellent but not cheap.
- Milestone Technologies - keys, paddles, filters etc.
- K5PRT has another wonderful bug collection!
- Begali Keys - made in Italy - excellent but not always cheap.
- American Morse Keys - made in USA - excellent variety, reasonable prices.
- VIBROPLEX and BENCHER Keys - made in USA - excellent variety, reasonable prices.
- CHECK YOUR SIGNAL ON THE AIR - Remote receivers around the world. Its free to use for the download. You can easily use it to check your rig.
- CW Touchkeyer Keys - made in USA - portable, gold-plated.
- MicroHam USA - CW keyers
- CW Learning and Operating Tips - from CT1EFL in Portugal.
- I1QOD Bug in Action - Youtube video
- CW Links by AF4K - Sites with Morse-related content.
- N4MW Code Practice Oscillator Museum
- Teenagers and CW - there are still plenty of youngsters entering the ranks who love and use code.
- N9BOR site iwth hundreds of useful Morse Telegraphy links
- K3WWP Links to CW Information - very useful page.
- Unified Microsystems - Affordable CW keyer and much more.
- SV1EDY Morse Keys Collection - Over 300 keys to view and enjoy.
- Bunnell Telegraph Repeaters - N6TT's site about the early telegraph sounders.
- A Chronology of Keys and Keyers - Time-line of the development of morse keys. By IZ1CQN
- Flameproof Key CMI-26003A - WW2 key with picture and description by WB6FZH
- IZ1CQN - Check out the key collection.
- J-38 Telegraph Key - With pictures, history and description, by WB6FZH.
- J.H. Bunnell and Company - Telegraph Key Manufacturer.
- Junker Key - German Junker telegraph keys for sale.
- KA2MGE Telegraph Museum - Online museum, with key pictures and information.
- Modern Practice Of The Electric Telegraph - An on-line book written for electricians and practioners.
- MorseMail - A great free Morse code e-mail program.
- N7CFO - A site all about keys and CW operation.
- Nye-Viking - Morse Telegraph Keys from Wm M Nye Co.
- Telegraph and Wireless Museum - By Pete Malvasi, W2PM, morse key collector. Pictures, and descriptions of keys.
- VE3 TPD Amateur Radio - Antique Ham gear and telegraph keys
- Czech Morse Keys - information about these keys from an expert in the UK
- Vibroplex Champion Bug - Picture and Description by WB6FZH.
- The Vibroplex Co., Inc. - Bugs, and paddles manufacturer. In business since 1890. Online sales.
- The Vibroplex Collector's Page - KN6W, Randy Cole presents information and images for collectors.
- Virtual Bug - The Virtual Bug is a computer-simulated Vibroplex semi-automatic Morse Code key, created with Macromedia Flash. It shows the workings of a bug and teaches the part names.
- ZL2AL - interesting site about keys and amateur applications
- W1TP: Telegraph Museum - Articles, and information about telegraphy (morse) and other scientific topics. By Tom Perera.
- More Sites with Morse Information - Another page of useful links.
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