FIFI will get a vintage J-37 Morse Code key..

The Amateur Radio Club of the University of Arkansas (W5YM), which celebrates its centennial this year, has donated a J-37 telegraph key to be used in a radio position under restoration on board “Fifi,” a World War II vintage B-29 Flying Fortress.  FIFI is still flying. For photos of her ham station and her profile



The J-37 was nicknamed the “Mae West” key after the 1930s-1940s comic actress for its unusual base with its curvy indentations, designed for wrapping the key’s lead for storage. The J-37 will be a component of the Smith-Erwin Memorial Radio Operator Position