Re: Morse Code wins again
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From: main@4SQRP.groups.io [mailto:main@4SQRP.groups.io] On Behalf Of Nate
Sent: Friday, May 07, 2021 9:37 AM
Subject: Re: [4SQRP] Morse Code wins again
* On 2021 07 May 09:44 -0500, w9ran wrote:
On 5/7/2021 6:59 AM, Nate Bargmann wrote:systems.As I recall, the facility my dad is in has such keypads and theyExactly. There may have been security keypads that once used DTMF
The tone is just to confirm that you've entered a digit since theThat has been my observation. DTMF could be used internally but it's not
The most plausible explanation is someone either gave him the doorThat 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
The funny part is that the "Morse Code" story was swallowed hook lineAgreed. However, it's hard to fault journalists when many hams, who one
might think are more technologically informed, also swallowed it hook line
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