Tag Archives: Morse Code

National Morse Code Day… and….

… National Prime Rib Day!
Try to contain the excitement!

A frequent commentator on Ham matters here, LarryW2LJ has more.  HERE
To celebrate this day, here is the theme for Inspector Morse, one of the best TV series themes ever and a whale … Continue reading

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More with Morse Code – cool app

I have lately posted some items about Morse Code.  One of you readers sent me a video, dated from the beginning of April, of a very cool alternative to those nasty and inconvenient touch screens on our iPhones.
You know, some … Continue reading

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The other day I quipped that, as I acquire the use of Morse Code, I was augmenting my study by watching episodes of Inspector Morse.  One person caught was I was talking about.  Apart from the name, the show’s musical … Continue reading

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I did a very cool thing! And a cameo appearance.

I did a very cool thing. The International Space Station was to pass reasonably close to my position, though it would be pretty low on the horizon. I hooked up my handheld radio to an external antenna (a Buddistick) tuned … Continue reading

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