I don't see any way it could be considered a cipher.
It list your station call, and information which is not "coded" in
the normal sense of the word, and is certainly not enciphered.
Yes, it is abbreviated, but most will agree it is no more coded than
the common alphabet soup we currently see in daily communications and the
Don't worry about it!
Rod Johnson KA7YOU from grid CN97AK near Issaquah, Wa.
160M thru 1296 MHz-higher bands pending
ARCI-QRP #7251 QRP-L #844 NWQRP #120 NorCal #2007 and others
On Tue, 27 Jul 1999 10:38:12 -0400 John R Kirby <email@example.com>
>To a discerning group,
>thank you for the heads up!
>RE: Subject: Re: Dare >milli / watting< At Receive End ?
>This message has three parts;
>1) FCC Part 97
>2) A question
>3) An observation
>file: part97.txt updated: 07-01-95
>reads jk "IN PART" jk
>S 97.113 Prohibited transmissions.
>(a) No amateur station shall transmit:
>(4) jk communications intended to facilitate a criminal act; messages
>in codes or ciphers intended to obscure the meaning thereof, except as
>otherwise provided herein; obscene or indecent words or language; or
>false or deceptive messages, signals or identification; jk
>The following CW message is positively a true cipher;
>Q P R K W
>C F V I Y
>N X V Q O
>D S V S R
>F Q W M N
>Re: PART 97.113 -a(4),
>Is the following message compliant OR non-compliant?
>This is my CW beacon:
>V V V V V V DE N3AAZ/B -as-
>DARE MW RCVR TST.
>QTH IS FM19XA FM19XA FM19XA.
>XMTR PWR IS AXYZ1 AXYZ1 AXYZ1.
>DE N3AAZ/B -ar-
>here is an astute observation for you.
>Again re this "mW" thread and the fact this is a QRP group.
>AND AGAIN DO NOT TAKE THIS THE WRONG WAY,
>this is just an observation;
>*Not a single sole (not one) zero responded wanting to know
>what it would be like to be on the receive end of a QRP/mW signal*
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