[OT] HAM Radio License
dcrookston at gmail.com
Thu Apr 22 13:11:08 MDT 2010
On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 1:02 PM, Aaron Toponce <aaron.toponce at gmail.com> wrote:
> It's just another form of communication, like Facebook, IRC, cell phones
> or mailing lists. One key difference that HAM radio has, that the rest
> don't, in the event of a catastrophe is Morse code. It still remains one
> of the most fundamental forms of communication when everything else
> fails. Which still confounds me how Morse code knowledge and competency
> is no longer part of the exams.
Indeed. I'm dating a girl who just graduated from the advanced Morse
course at Ft. Huachuca, which has inspired me to learn it myself.
It's pretty interesting.
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