By Norm Campbell-AB6ET
Turn on your radio. Get on the air. Have fun. It’s that simple.
CW is no longer required for licensing, it’s not used for commercial messages, and there are many other forms of communication that are more reliable, faster, and easier. We are free to do CW just for the historical value of it and for the fun of it. Continue reading “Have Fun with CW”
Mt. Rushmore is a famous historical monument. Do you know where it is located, and the names of the people whose faces are carved into the mountain face? The answers can be discovered in the Morse Code files below.
Remember the first two numbers in the file name indicate the character speed and the second number is the overall code speed. Continue reading “The Mt. Rushmore of Code Tests”
Last month, as part of my President’s Message, I included a story about calling CQ on a Morse code demo exhibit inside a Children’s Museum in San Francisco called Exploratorium. Paul-K6PVZ has since sent me the other ham’s version of the encounter, which was posted to the Exploratorium’s Listserv:
Continue reading “Last Month’s President Message, Revisited”
If you’re a Morse code enthusiast, or interested in learning Morse code or improving your skills, check out CVARC’s Morse Group.
You’ll receive regular emails with attached audio files to practice copying, as well as other helpful information and ideas. There are also regular workshops and practice session.
If you’re interested in becoming part of this “club within the club,” contact Steven-KZ6H at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Morse Group meets Mondays at 7:00 pm on 28.053 MHz, but call CQ any time. All are welcome.