[OT] HAM Radio License

Matthew Walker mwalker at kydance.net
Thu Apr 22 13:15:35 MDT 2010


On Thu, April 22, 2010 1:11 pm, Daniel C. wrote:
> 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.

I'll admit, I have no ability to send/receive CW, but I do intend to learn. Once I can
start listening in, I'll have a lot more motivation to do so. :)

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Matthew Walker
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