Morsetrap CW key

by OH6DC

If you want to catch yourself a CW operator, try this:

First buy an ordinary plastic mousetrap.

Cheese as a bait works fine for mice, but for CW operators another kind of bait is needed: a telegraphy key.

See the picture how to construct the key.

Looks tempting already.

Morsetrap loaded and ready to snap an unsuspicious CW operator. A very light touch on the key is safe, but the trap will spring if pressed more heavily.

See & hear the key catching its prey: