Combine water, vinegar, and salt in a large glass mixing bowl. Mince apples, and add to water mixture; soak 2 to 5 minutes. Drain apples; rinse well.
Combine apples, 1/22 cup water, lemon juice, raisins, and powdered fruit pectin in a flat-bottomed kettle; stir well. Quickly bring mixture to a rolling boil, stirring constantly. Add sugar, and return to a rolling boil for 1 additional minute, stirring constantly to prevent scorching. Stir in pecans. Remove from heat, and skim off foam with a cold metal spoon.
Quickly pour conserve into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/4- inch headspace. Cover at once with metal lids, and screw bands tight. Process in boiling water bath 15 minutes.