John Stewart
Shreveport, LA

Amateur Radio Station

HeathKit HD-1401 Electronic Keyer

General Description: The Heathkit HD-1401 is a classic keyer of the '70's. Paddle tension and spacing are adjustable. Keyer may be used a single lever keyer or as an iambic keyer (not sure if it's mode A or B). At time of construction, you select which code speed range you want: either 10 to 35 wpm or 10 to 60 wpm. Adjustable side tone frequency, built in speaker and headphone jack. The cabinet is weighted so it won't "walk" around the desk.

Physical characteristics: appprox. 3 in (H) X 5 in (W) X 7.5 in (D), 3 lbs. Power: 120 V AC or 10 to 14.5 V DC, approx. 3.5 watts.

This keyer was donated to QCWA Chapter 85 and sold at auction.

Front View
Side1 View
Back View
Side2 View

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