Re: Webelos have morse code question
Jim Ficklin (jficklin@NMSU.EDU)
Wed, 26 Oct 1994 17:19:37 -0600
On Wed, 26 Oct 1994, Susan Ganther wrote:
> Our Webelo den tried writing morse code messages to each other for
> communicator, but when we tried to decode them, we could not tell where
> one letter ended and another letter began. The same problem with words.
> We could not find an answer in the Webelo Handbook. Does anyone know how
> to signify the end of a letter or word and the beginning of a new one?
> Cobra Den, Pack 837
When sending (flashing light, telegraph, or radio tones) you put a small
pause between letters and a longer pause between words.
In written form, you could use a space between letters and two or three
spaces between words.
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