Re: How do you send an @ in CW?

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From: John Fletcher (johnf@innotts.co.uk)
Date: Mon Sep 23 1996 - 18:01:42 EDT


Hello All across the Pond.

What I would like to know is, how did the @ symbol come to be used for "at
the location of...?" when @ means "at the rate of..." as in "twelve @ $5 =
$60". Surely "AT" is more correct than "@".

Thanks to all who gave me advice on kites and aerials, especially for the
warnings about static electricity, and the enormous forces needed to pull a
catenary anywhere near straight. Might try a third kite to hold up the
feeder, if ever I can afford three kites.

72 de John G4EDX G-QRP 2038


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