Presentation on theme: "By John Fritze K2QY. Each button has 2 functions and you can either “TAP” or “HOLD” to access that function. Written in WHITE on the button is the TAP."— Presentation transcript:
By John Fritze K2QY
Each button has 2 functions and you can either “TAP” or “HOLD” to access that function. Written in WHITE on the button is the TAP function. Written in YELLOW under the button is the HOLD function. Everything is clearly marked and arranged in groups of similar functions.
#5 POWER….tap to turn on, tap to turn off (P3 is slaved) #2 Audio Volume…AF inner knob #7 Band select…..tap UP or DOWN #6 Mode select…tap UP or DOWN until desired mode appears on the right side of the display #6 Side Band Select…press and hold “ALT” only if the desired side band is not in the display
SWR and RF output are indicated in section #9 of the display (or COMP and ALC). #7 VOX…Press and hold “▼” (down) to toggle on or off. VOX needs to be ON for CW to be sent. VOX should be OFF if using the footswitch for SSB sending. Press and hold “▲” to toggle QSK as desired. VOX or QSK will be indicated on the display.
In the key pad #4 PRE….tap to toggle preamp on/off ATT…push and hold to toggle attenuator on/off ATT…push and hold to toggle attenuator on/off In the key pad #8 NR…tap to toggle noise reducer on/off ADJ…push and hold to adjust NR, release ADJ…push and hold to adjust NR, release turn knob #19 for best NR, tap #8 to exit turn knob #19 for best NR, tap #8 to exit PRE, ATT, NB or NR will be indicated on the display
RIT/XIT button group #16…. ie: tap RIT to toggle on/off tap CLR to re-center RIT tap CLR to re-center RIT Adjust RIT with knob #17 (LEDs note – center +) Adjust RIT with knob #17 (LEDs note – center +) The ∆f LED will light indicating different transmit and receive frequencies.
If the K3 won’t transmit (TX red LED does not come on), check the “TX” VFO indicator; if “TX” is flashing, hold TEST (right end of mode button) to take the K3 out of TEST mode. In CW, also check VOX status.
VOICE RECORDER – Tap one of the memory buttons (15) M1-M4 to play. Tap REC then tap a memory button to record. Tap the memory button to stop recording.
SIDETONE AND SSB MONITOR ON–OFF and MONITOR LEVEL ADJUST – Press and hold knob #24, MON will appear, and then rotate to preferred sidetone or speech monitor level (or zero). NOTE: If this knob is not pressed and held before it is turned, it will be changing the transmit power or speech compression. These should not be changed. Tap the knob after adjusting the MONITOR level to exit SIDETONE AND SSB MONITOR ON–OFF and MONITOR LEVEL ADJUST – Press and hold knob #24, MON will appear, and then rotate to preferred sidetone or speech monitor level (or zero). NOTE: If this knob is not pressed and held before it is turned, it will be changing the transmit power or speech compression. These should not be changed. Tap the knob after adjusting the MONITOR level to exit.
Knob #25 Tap to light SPEED LED and turn to adjust CW speed, shown in lower right of digital display…no need to tap to exit adjust mode
Tapping the left or right knob will allow you to adjust HI or LOW audio frequency cut, or SHIFT and WIDTH of the roofing filters. A graphical display, filter list and numerical amount will show in the bottom row of the display. If you get lost and want to start over, press and hold NORM and the filters will return to factory stock.
ELECRAFT P3 -PANADAPTOR
As with the K3…WHITE is TAP As with the K3…WHITE is TAP YELLOW is PUSH and HOLD YELLOW is PUSH and HOLD The single knob adjusts the functions and TAP will cause the K3 to QSY
TAP REF LEVEL to allow adjustment of the Waterfall display intensity. Adjust with knob so waterfall is mostly darker shade of blue. Lighter shades of blue with traces of yellow and red are signals. TAP the knob to select and exit.
TAP the SPAN button and adjust with knob to show more or less of the RF spectrum. The receiver band width of the K3 (displayed in either green or violet) shows in the display. The width will increase or decrease accordingly with the amount of spectrum displayed. TAP knob to select and exit.
IF YOU WISH TO HUNT AND PECK: TAP MKR A or PUSH AND HOLD for MKR B, use the knob to place the marker on a desired signal, TAP=QSY and K3 will move to the desired signal frequency. Use the VFO to tweak the signal. Tap or hold to exit MKRs.
Do not press ANT buttons Do not press the TUNE button Do not adjust Mic Gain or Compression Do not adjust power output If you find there is no output, or need help: If you find there is no output, or need help: COME FIND ME!
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