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WWII BAUMUSTER (GERMAN) MORSE KEY
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- This key still has some popularity in the HAM radio world today. It is often refered to as the Siemens key although it has been made by other manufacturers as well.
There exists an allied intelligence report about this key. It concludes that the design is solid but not particularly special. It also wonders where the Germans found the rubber for the foot.
.......... Jan Prins, Havnbjerg, Denmark, 14th of September 2015
- made from Bakelite the covers had a bad habit of cracking at the rear hinge. Some stamped inside with the wermacht sign and swastika these keys were very usable and good quality. used one for ham radio for many years.
.......... COLIN MARTIN, pouance france, 16th of November 2014
- This is a Baumuster T1 Morse key mainly used during WWII by German Luftwaffe in ground stations or vehicles. The lighter Baumuster T2 (Lorenz) key was used in airplanes.
.......... Thomas, Bennas, Finland, 8th of December 2011