CW (Morse code)


by1CW is sometimes known as the “original digital mode”, and has been around for almost 200 years.  Although there is no longer a licensing requirement for code proficiency, many hams continue to use and enjoy this mode of communication.

In the club, we have a number of members who are very proficient and interested in the code.  Our Sunday morning net on 80 meters uses CW; we use CW extensively at Field Day; and a number of members are active CW operators.

If you would like to learn more about CW, or about CW activity in the club, please contact Pierre Mainville VA3PM.

Give it a try! It’s fun!


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