Tag Archives: CW

Ohio QRPers take break from Field Day to smoke some texters

In the spirit of a segment from The Tonight Show with Jay Leno which aired in 2005, Marion County, Ohio, amateurs staged a face-off between CW operators and local texters to draw public attention to their 2009 Field Day event. … Continue reading

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Google commemorates 218th anniversary of Morse’s birthday

I woke up this morning to find the search engine, Google, in morse code. What a great way to commemorate Samuel Morse’s birthday.  _  _.  _.._ google! Click here to read Wikipedia’s biography of Samuel Morse.

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The perfect key to use when you’re in a pinch.

I think this homebrew key by Laurent Dumas (F8BBL) is simply amazing. It’s portable, easy to make from spare parts lying about the house and can serve you well if you’re in a pinch. (Sorry, I just can’t use this … Continue reading

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How to learn morse code (CW) for free!

QRPers know that the best mode to get the biggest bang out of the lowest amount of power is with morse code, (a.k.a. CW). If you haven’t learned CW yet or are looking to improve your speed, you’re in for … Continue reading

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