Some of advanced posts here may have the effect of making you think CW is hard enough to learn and on air is going to be even more daunting! So I want to dispel any such thoughts with this post, as this is not at all the case. Firstly let […]
SUMMARY: you must ALWAYS end a CQ with a K Let us look at why, and the harm being done by those who do not do so! Sadly some of the good CW operators in recent years have read a book published by the IARU called: Ethics and Operating Procedures […]
Is there a need for CW Calling Frequencies, rather than only “Centres of Activity”? And if so, will it increase or decrease on air activity? What would be the advantages? And how to use them? CW can be used on any frequency within the amateur radio band, the only mode […]
77 = “Long Live CW and wishing you many happy CW QSO” For the history of this code see http://vkcw.wikidot.net/77 Note that in CW it isn’t necessary to send both 73 and 77, as it is held that “73” is also contained within the meaning of “77” for CW ops.
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