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Introduction to Morse Code
August 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Have you ever been curious about how to decipher morse code? Interested in learning how to converse with someone in essentially a different language or maybe you learned it while in scouting as a child and still remember how cool it was?
Believe it or not, morse code, sometimes called CW, is still used on a daily basis by thousands of folks called amateur radio operators. It is considered by many to be one of the most effective ways to communicate over long distances in times of emergencies. When cell phones, the internet, or even the power grid are not operational, amateur radio operators can easily converse with each other around the world.
Remember the movies about stranded airmen on an island or POWs talking with mirrors or flashlights or tapping on water pipes or even blinking their eyes? So if this sounds interesting to you, drop by on August 15th at 6pm in Community Meeting Room B to find out more.
Who should take this class? Anyone interested learning morse code and also amateur radio operators wishing to learn or improve their CW skills. The class will be taught by John Marks, a licensed amateur radio or HAM operator. There will be other amateur radio operators from the Anderson County Radio Club available to assist with the class as well as plenty of one on one training.
The class will build on learning morse code as well as an include an electronic kit building option. It will run for 16 weeks and will be both live and Skyped.
Any questions, contact John Marks at 502-600-1898 by text or firstname.lastname@example.org by email.