Re: Sugar Pop Morse Code

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From: R. D. Keys (rdkeys@csemail)
Date: Tue Sep 27 1994 - 09:46:40 EDT


>
> Here's the American Morse Code (as opposed to International or
> sometimes called Continental Code).
>
> American Morse was formerly used on overland telegraph lines in the
> US and Canada.
>
> Note the I've used = to indicate a long dash; there were actually
> three elements to this code: a dot, a short dash, and a long dash.
> Both L and 0 use identical elements: a long dash.
>
> Note that some letters, such as C, contain a space between their
> elements.
>
> A .- K -.- U ..- 5 ---
> B -... L = V ...- 6 ......
> C .. . M -- W .-- 7 --..
> D -.. N -. X .-.. 8 -....
> E . O . . Y .. .. 9 -..-
> F .-. P ..... Z ... . 0 =
> G --. Q ..-. 1 .--. , .-.-
> H .... R . .. 2 ..-.. . ..--..
> I .. S ... 3 ...-. & . ...
> J -.-. T - 4 ....-
>
> I wonder if there's ever been a net on the ham bands where the
> fellows used American Morse; Bob, NA4G, any ideas?
>
>
> Jeff NH6IL
>

There are some (one?) net(s) that meet and the landliners send American
Morse. I have talked to a couple of them over the air, but not had the
occasion to work one of their nets.

Bob


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