Hat tipping CW key

by OH6DC


Tipping your hat is a very polite way of saying hello.





Really sophisticated gentlemen use a hat like this.
It makes Morse code sounds when it is raised.




Its secret is seen here: inside there is a small audio oscillator (a buzzer) and a tilt switch.
Whenever the hat is tilted a sound is heard.




Closer view. The small metallic cylinder is the tilt switch. Safety pins hold things in place.


See how the hat is used in this video clip:


You might also want to check out my Handshake CW key.


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