Re: Morse Code wins again
* On 2021 07 May 09:44 -0500, w9ran wrote:
On 5/7/2021 6:59 AM, Nate Bargmann wrote:That has been my observation. DTMF could be used internally but it's notAs I recall, the facility my dad is in has such keypads andExactly. There may have been security keypads that once used DTMF but I
The most plausible explanation is someone either gave him the door code orThat is my thought, that he watched the finger motions. It's not hard
to observe as most of the codes are probably four digits, at least the
ones in the facilities I've visited.
Humorous aside, years back when my mom was in the same facility my
brother and I were going to leave and had forgotten the code and some of
the residents were nearby and they told us the code without asking! It
was a bit unnerving.
The funny part is that the "Morse Code" story was swallowed hook line andAgreed. However, it's hard to fault journalists when many hams, who one
might think are more technologically informed, also swallowed it hook
line and sinker.
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