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morse code

Discussion in 'Survival Skills' started by stephenjames213, Jan 6, 2012.

  1. stephenjames213

    stephenjames213 Technical Support

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    The way morse code works is the dot and dash system,,
    This is the morse code table


    A ._
    B _...
    C _._.
    D _..
    E .
    F .._.
    G _ _.
    H ....
    I ..
    J ._ _ _
    K _._
    L. _..
    M _ _
    N _.
    O _ _ _
    P ._ _ .
    Q _ _._
    R ._.
    S ...
    T _
    U .._
    V ..._
    W ._ _
    X _.._
    Y _._ _
    Z _ _..
    1 . _ _ _ _
    2 .._ _ _
    3 ..._ _
    4 ...._
    5 .....
    6 _....
    7 _ _...
    8 _ _ _..
    9 _ _ _ _.
    0 _ _ _ _


    The best way to get attention would be : ._._._._ this is "hey!" or "hi!"

    you have this one to for the end of a message : ._. this is roger
    "
    then you have this and every one should no it: ..._ _ _... "help1" sos
     
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  2. Cavatina

    Cavatina Extremely Talkative

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    Nice one Steve, that brought back some memories. Geoff
     
  3. Matt

    Matt Administrator Staff Member Site Donor

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    yea same here :rolleyes:.....i had to do a Morse test to get my amateur radio license many moons ago ................matt
     
  4. Cavatina

    Cavatina Extremely Talkative

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    Similar here, I've got my yacht masters certificate, and in those days Morse was part of the program. It's not needed now and not used that often, but still good to remember. Geoff
     
  5. wildman

    wildman Slightly Talkative

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    Did morse for my yachtmasters offshore and also for radio ham licences both here and in the USA. I still hate it, hee hee
    now can I think back to my scouting days and remember semaphore, well ABC ok after that I'm lost.
     
  6. Shady

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    Geoff it is still widely used, and by many people.... Coastguards, mountain rescue & miltary personel worldwide so is useful if you need rescuing!! Also handy tip: Keep a chart of the morse codes inside a notebook, and use that notebook to decode any morse messages you recieve ;) i think that morse should be taught in schools as you never know when you need it!
     
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    ..] _._ _. _ _ _ ._ _] ... .... ._ _.. _._ _} Geoff:hp-beer: very difficult on a computer
     
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    bigzitt Slightly Addicted

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    nice one geoff:D
     
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    Translated to "I know Shady".... well i know that you know me :p
     
  10. bigzitt

    bigzitt Slightly Addicted

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    did ya read about that major in the prison camp, he did tapastries,and the germans had one on he wall as they thought it was good, only he'd sewn into it, in morse code..........

    f*** hitler....FU, and god save the king:D

    thought that was pretty good. all the british guys having a laugh each time they saw it hanging up
     
  11. asemery

    asemery Extremely Talkative

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    When I got my amateur radio license morse code was a requirement. I haven't used it since. Bur I really like listening to the code here and even recognize the letters.



    On another note this clip is very interesting

    http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/80519289/
     
  12. TinkyPete

    TinkyPete Slightly Talkative

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    Morse was part of my origianl trade and did 15 wpm send and receive :)I did use it in anger on several tours but over time it was phased out and now is no longer used and recognised. It took me 9 months to learn it to the standard and even though my trade board was 15 wpm I accutally went upto 18 wpm :)I have talked from UK to Germany, Cyprus, Bosnia and even got a link to Australia now that is no longer used I have forgotten a lot of the puntuation but still remember the basics. But could not work it at my old speeds :)Thing was it worked and still works but very few people within the military would have a clue about it now
     
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    greenbear Very Addicted

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    Sadly, I am told, that Morse is now no longer in "official" use, which is a shame.
     
  14. TinkyPete

    TinkyPete Slightly Talkative

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    Yes been defunct officially now for several years and has not been taught military in British Army for a lot longer
     
  15. Matt

    Matt Administrator Staff Member Site Donor

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    i still use it when on the ham radio :)...but not on much these days