FCC ISSUES NPRM TO ELIMINATE CODE REQUIREMENT

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by AA7BQ, Jul 21, 2005.

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  1. AB1GA

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    I don't think this thread should live unless they brick back the DUPE! :D

    73,
     
  2. W4PG

    W4PG QRZ Lifetime Member #279 Volunteer Moderator Platinum Subscriber Life Member QRZ Page

    Looks to me he was just pointing out that even after several years of "no code" licensing, CW is alive and well.

    Long live CW!! :D
     
  3. KC0NBW

    KC0NBW Ham Member QRZ Page

    i was and still am for morse code testing as part of the amateur radio licencing process.

    i found the people that made up various excuses as to why they "couldn't" learn morse code just would not admit that they were just too lazy to learn it.

    anyway, the deed is done and we all have to live with it.


    cw forever!:cool:
     
  4. WW2S

    WW2S Ham Member QRZ Page

    That's a good idea, Ron.
     
  5. KC4RAN

    KC4RAN Ham Member QRZ Page

    Everyone who brought this thread back from the dead when it had no replies for more than 30 days should be suspended from QRZ for a month.
     
  6. K3ROJ

    K3ROJ Ham Member QRZ Page

    Morse Code is Necessary

    Without knowing Morse Code, a ham operator surely feels empty since it is the backbone of all communications. People in their Medicare years such as I need the stimuli of code since anyone can speak into a microphone. Just by working stations during DX contests (not necessarily sending in a log) can easily get your speed up to 40 WPM in no time. It is a thrill to use an Italian Begali key and have a QSO with another station without having to write anything down. See you perhaps on 14.02000 MHz.
     
  7. KJ4KDM

    KJ4KDM Guest

    In your opinion.
     
  8. K6WI

    K6WI Ham Member QRZ Page

    Wow, what a hot bed. It's been 5 years. Time to let it go I would say. What does the CW guys think about digital and the other modes? Are the verboten also???
     
  9. KF7AYS

    KF7AYS Ham Member QRZ Page

    In on one of the longest meaningless gripe threads in the history of QRZ.....
     
  10. AB1GA

    AB1GA Guest

    There's only one way to end this thread...

    Somebody's got to do it...

    Here it goes....



    Does K1MAN have a good fist?

    If somebody started using CW on 14.275, would VE7KFM object?

    Can we clean up Citizens Band by reimposing the code requirement there?

    Does prolonged exposure to CW lead to incontinence?

    Does lack of exposure to CW lead to puerile tantrums?


    MODS, HELP ME OUT HERE, FIVE YEARS AND IT'S STILL NOT DEAD!

    :eek: :) :eek:
     
  11. N8YX

    N8YX Ham Member QRZ Page

    WINLINK....
     
  12. KC2UGV

    KC2UGV Ham Member QRZ Page

    y so necromancy?
     
  13. K6WI

    K6WI Ham Member QRZ Page

  14. AB1GA

    AB1GA Guest



    Aaaaahhhhhh! How could I have forgotten WINLINK ?! :eek:

    Perhaps we should set aside the WARC bands for Winlink contests?
    Using CB rigs that have been modded according to instructions posted on...

    If we change PACTOR to use A1A modulation instead of FSK, will it still be evil?

    If we use CW to transmit email messages, can we call it Winlink-Slow?

    Are keyers for sissies? And is it a real key if you didn't make it yourself?


    IF THIS DOESN'T DO THE TRICK, I DON'T KNOW WHAT WILL.


    BFTL (begging for the lock).... :):):)
     
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