Morse Code

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Re: Morse Code

Postby ukpreppergrrl » Thu May 04, 2017 1:44 pm

Deeps wrote:Morse speed is very prone to 'skill fade' without practice, its not something you tend to dabble with, you either do it or don't


Ain't that the truth! Learnt it for my ham radio licence about 10 years ago then never used it and now...I can't even remember it other than my call sign! :shock: However, learning was quite fun - I also used Morse Mania for listening practice and then I used to "translate" all the signs I saw on my journey into work for sending practice. I ought to see if I can relearn it. I figure it's always handy to have.
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Re: Morse Code

Postby Arzosah » Thu May 04, 2017 4:31 pm

Good grief! I don't think I'll start learning, in that case :( I've got more chance of remembering semaphore from when I learned it at Brownies! In fact, I can still remember the first half dozen :lol:

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Re: Morse Code

Postby Zunzuncito » Sun May 07, 2017 9:06 am

Funnily enough I saw on the Android play store the other day an app for a Morse code flashlight - it effectively uses the camera on your mobile phone as a torch, you type in the message and the phone turns it into morse code and flashes it using the camera/torch. I thought this was quite clever.

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Re: Morse Code

Postby Brambles » Sun May 07, 2017 10:47 am

Zunzuncito wrote:Funnily enough I saw on the Android play store the other day an app for a Morse code flashlight - it effectively uses the camera on your mobile phone as a torch, you type in the message and the phone turns it into morse code and flashes it using the camera/torch. I thought this was quite clever.


Now that is a cool idea. :)
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Re: Morse Code

Postby aldhelm » Mon May 08, 2017 11:12 am

If only there was an app to translate it back again

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Re: Morse Code

Postby Brambles » Mon May 08, 2017 4:45 pm

aldhelm wrote:If only there was an app to translate it back again


After ZZC mentioned this I ent and checked it out and apparently this one does. :)

https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta ... e&hl=en_GB
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Re: Morse Code

Postby Hamradioop » Fri Sep 01, 2017 7:42 pm

Computer translation of morse tends to work on machine generated code, how ever it is very unreliable on hand sent morse. Humans tend to slur their code especially after a few drams Lol
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