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Re: [Phys-L] (no subject)

I think my technician license required 7 words /min.

Licensing now is very different, requiring, for example, much electronics.

bc. remembers the weird speech from a BFO at not quite the correct freq. receiving SSB suppressed carrier. Continuing to nostaligise.

p.s. A developer of proximity fuzes, during the War, said he always sought out grunts who were radio hams for his unit. (PBS programme)

On 2020/Mar/22, at 14:37, brian whatcott <> wrote:

It amuses me that I recently bought a low power HF CW transmitter/ receiver kit to build for ham radio field days.
Long ago, it was necessary to test for 5 wpm morse if one flew, in order to identify Navaids - and this was about my limit!