Happy Birthday to Samuel B Morse!

Where would we be now without his brilliant invention?

http://www.american-inventor.com/samuel-morse.aspx

 

 

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QRP Radios and Octopus Sex

A couple of lines from a recent eBay listing for a Super RM QRP rig.

3 , the use of high -quality audio op amp to do the second active filter , and its very low noise floor , excellent amplitude-frequency characteristics greatly improved listening experience octopus .

4 , the power upgrade to 4W (D882 output ) , while the use of American ring kit (FT37-43 and T37-2) two each , so that the ” octopus ” with more remote communication capabilities , greatly enhance the ” octopus ” utility sex !
I mean….really? Everyone knows that octopus sex robs a QRP rig of significant power and can create unwanted QRM at the input connector.
Geez, someone should talk to these Chinese engineers about the potential of hurting wildlife as a result of their careless design innovations.
72,
Steve, W1SFR

Ultimate Online Source of Telegraphy Information-W1TP

tom

Tom, W1TP is in our club, The Green Mountain Wireless Society. As a leading authority on cipher machines and the Enigma in particular, he gave a most excellent talk about the Enigma Machine at our last meeting. I had occasion to view his site lately and if you ever wanted to see an incredibly comprehensive collection about telegraphy and all of it’s many facets, look no further.

http://w1tp.com

http://enigmamuseum.com

New Morse System for the Disabled

I could make a lot of jokes about this way of sending morse, but when I think about it for even a moment, those of us that can sit down in good health and enjoy our hobby are so incredibly lucky. Never forget that.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2756713/Talk-NOSE-16-year-old-invents-gadget-translates-breaths-Morse-code-help-disabled-people-communicate.html