John R ham radio

Discussion in 'MCDST' started by john morris, Feb 23, 2008.

  1. john morris

    john morris Guest

    dah dit dah dit dah dah dit dah, KA4WDH
    john morris, Feb 23, 2008
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    John R Guest

    lol, see your email.

    John R
    John R, Feb 23, 2008
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    AJR Guest

    John - You left out "dit dah dit dit"

    Regarding ", see your email..." from John R =- an unusual response to
    CQ I must say!
    AJR, Feb 23, 2008
  4. john morris

    AJR Guest

    Oops -sorry about the lapse in protocol: "de KB3U".

    AJR, Feb 23, 2008
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    John R Guest

    John R, Feb 24, 2008
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    John R Guest

    OK, let me put it simply... See if you can follow it this time...

    John Morris wrote...
    In other words, John Morris wrote "CQ KA4WDH". Normally, a CQ is of the
    form "CQ DE KA4WDH". This caused AJR to post...

    In other words, AJR wrote to John Morris "You left out RE" Of course he
    meant "dah dit dit dit" or DE, but that is not what he wrote. Obviously
    AJR learned morse, but doesn't use it regularly or he would never have made
    that mistake.

    And AJR wrote to me that "lol was an unusual response to CQ"

    Then, in my infinite wisdom, I responded that maybe he should check his own
    post because "CQ RE" would be as unusual as "lol in response to CQ" in my

    If you can't follow that, maybe you should get a different news reader.

    John R
    John R, Jun 25, 2008
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    AJR Guest

    Amazing - It must be several months since I posted about "dit dah dit
    dit" - am curious as to why it came up?

    Regarding "...AJR learned morse, but doesn't use it regularly or he would
    never have made that mistake....", Correct - did learn code (KB3U), however
    my last code contact was probably 15+ years ago - still remember a few dits
    and dashes but would have trouble reading 5 WPM now

    AJR, Jun 26, 2008
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