I operate a 10 meter beacon on 28.207.80. It is a Radio Shack HTX-10 10 meter radio running about 5 watts into a dipole horizontal, keyed in USB mode with a 800 hz tone. The Keyer is an ID-O-Matic II from Hamgadgets. http://www.hamgadgets.com/ It is cheap,and easy to build and program. It is from Dale Botkin N0XAS , check out his website if you are looking for a real good keyer for a beacon or repeater.
Thanks to Bill Hayes W5JO for all his help. If you are planning on building a beacon check Bill's site at http://userpages.troycable.net/~wj5o/ for lots of good information on getting started.
Now for some pictures of my setup.
Keyer as it arrived.
Finished assembly with speaker attached for testing.
Keyer inside it's new home.
Thanks for stopping by. If you hear my beacon please let me know at firstname.lastname@example.org or via eqsl.cc or http://qrz.com/db/W4CND
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