[amsat-bb] Re: CW sound in background?

Nick Repin nickr at ncrad.com
Tue Apr 3 18:36:59 PDT 2007

Believe CQ D was the old Marconi distress call, eg used by Titanic,

-Nick VK2ZTY

On 04/04/2007, at 10:33, Luc Leblanc wrote:

> On an Irish TV car advertisement you can hear CW or kind of code  
> but not morse
> code. Some report it is code as it existed just before morse code  
> was created.
> It is a weak tone in the background just listen carefully what i  
> can copy is CQ
> CQ CQ D    only the letter D don't know what this D mean? The rest  
> is gribbish
> code.
> Put your tone setting to eliminate bass and set the high to max and  
> your volume
> up to the point the background tones start to distort. Some cheap  
> PC speakers
> are unable to reproduce the tones.
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_JcR9yqLh8
> "-"
> "It is not the class of license the amateur holds, but the class of  
> the amateur
> that holds the license."
> Luc Leblanc VE2DWE
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