[OT] HAM Radio License

Alec Shaw shaw.alec at gmail.com
Thu Apr 22 22:13:42 MDT 2010


Morse verses Texting -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKrxMhNxv3Q&NR=1
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/article381748.ece

I also have a video from a Jay Leno Tonight show of 2 men using Morse 
code beating
2 young men sending the same message using cell phones.

Alec

On 4/22/2010 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.
>
> -Dan
>
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