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  Morse Code Table

   A  .-          N  -.          1  .----       .  .-.-.-
   B  -...        O  ---         2  ..---       ,  --..--
   C  -.-.        P  .--.        3  ...--       ?  ..--..
   D  -..         Q  --.-        4  ....-       (  -.--.
   E  .           R  .-.         5  .....       )  -.--.-
   F  ..-.        S  ...         6  -....       -  -....-
   G  --.         T  -           7  --...       "  .-..-.
   H  ....        U  ..-         8  ---..       _  ..--.-
   I  ..          V  ...-        9  ----.       '  .----.
   J  .---        W  .--         0  -----       :  ---...
   K  -.-         X  -..-        /  -..-.       ;  -.-.-.
   L  .-..        Y  -.--        +  .-.-.       $  ...-..-
   M  --          Z  --..        =  -...-

  Procedural Signals (Prosigns) for Morse Code

  AR    over, end of message
  AS    please stand by
  BK    invite receiving station to transmit
  CL    going off the air (clear)
  CQ    Calling any station  (does any ham *not* know this one?)
  K     go, invite any station to transmit
  KN    go only, invite a specific station to transmit
  R     all received OK
  SK    end of contact (sent before call)

  Common abbreviations for CW work

 AA   All after                        OM   Old man
 AB   All before                       OP,  
 ABT  About                            OPR  Operator
 ADEE Addressee                        OT   Old timer; Old top
 ADR  Address                          PBL  Preamble (first part of msg)
 AGN  Again                            PSE  Please
 AM   Amplitude Modulation             PWR  Power
 ANT  Antenna                          PX   Press
 B    More (another msg to follow)     R    Received as transmitted; Are
 BCI  Broadcast Interference           RCD  Received
 BCL  Broadcast Listener               RCVR,
 BK   Break, Break in                  RX   Receiver
 BN   All between; Been                REF  Refer to; Reference
 BT   Separation (break) between addr  RFI  Radio frequency interference
      & text; between txt & signature  RIG  Station equipment
 BUG  Semi-Automatic key               RTTY Radio teletype
 B4   Before                           SASE Self-addressed, stamped envelope
 C    Yes; Correct                     SED  Said
 CFM  Confirm; I confirm               SIG  Signature; Signal
 CK   Check                            SINE Operator's personal initials
 CL   I am closing my station; Call            or nickname
 CLD  Called                           SKED Schedule
 CLG  Calling                          SRI  Sorry
 CQ   Calling any station              SSB  Single Side Band
 CW   Continuous wave                  SVC  Service;Prefix to service message
 DE   From; this is (identification)   T    Zero
 DLD,                                  TFC  Traffic
 DLVD Delivered                        TMW  Tomorrow
 DR   Dear                             TKS, 
 DX   Distance                         TNX  Thanks
 ES   And                              TT   That
 FB   Fine Business, excellent         TU   Thank you
 FM   Frequency Modulation             TVI  Television interference
 GA   Go ahead                         TX   Transmitter
 GM   Good morning                     TXT  Text
 GN   Good night                       UR   Your; You're
 GND  Ground                           URS  Yours
 GUD  Good                             VFO  Variable Frequency Oscillator
 HH   Error in sending                 VY   Very
 HI   The telegraph laugh; High        WA   Word after
 HR   Here; Hear                       WB   Word before
 HV   Have                             WD   Word
 HW   How                              WDS  Words
 IMI  Repeat; I say again              WKD  Worked
 LID  A poor operator                  WKG  Working
 MA,                                   WL   Well; Will
 MILS Millamperes                      WPM  Words Per Minute
 MSG  Message; Prefix to radiogram     WUD  Would
 N    Negative, incorrect; no more     WX   Weather
 NCS  Net Control Station              XCVR Transceiver
 ND   Nothing Doing                    XMTR Transmitter
 NIL  Nothing; I have nothing for you  XTAL Crystal
 NM   No more                          XYL  Wife
 NR   Number                           YL   Young lady
 NW   Now; I resume transmission       73   Best Regards
 OB   Old boy                          88   Love and kisses
 OC   Old chap

  ITU Recommended Phonetics

     A   Alpha          J   Juliet          S   Sierra
     B   Bravo          K   Kilo            T   Tango
     C   Charlie        L   Lima            U   Uniform
     D   Delta          M   Mike            V   Victor
     E   Echo           N   November        W   Whiskey
     F   Foxtrot        O   Oscar           X   Xray
     G   Golf           P   Papa            Y   Yankee
     H   Hotel          Q   Quebec          Z   Zulu
     I   India          R   Romeo

     0   Nadazero       5   Pantafive
     1   Unaone         6   Soxisix
     2   Bissotwo       7   Setteseven
     3   Terrathree     8   Oktoeight
     4   Kartefour      9   Novenine

     Decimal Point      Decimal
     Full Stop          Stop

  The RST Reporting System

    1 - Unreadable.
    2 - Barely readable, occasional word distinguishable.
    3 - Readable with considerable difficulty.
    4 - Readable with practically no difficulty.
    5 - Perfectly readable.

  Signal Strength
    1 - Faint signals, barely perceptible.
    2 - Very weak signals.
    3 - Weak signals.
    4 - Fair signals.
    5 - Fairly good signals.
    6 - Good signals.
    7 - Moderately strong signals.
    8 - Strong signals.
    9 - Extremely strong signals.

    1 - Sixty-cycle ac or less, very rough and broad.
    2 - Very rough ac, very harsh and broad.
    3 - Rough as tone, rectified but not filtered.
    4 - Ragh note, some trace of filtering.
    5 - Filtered rectified ac but strongly ripple-modulated.
    6 - Filtered tone, definite trace of ripple-modulation.
    7 - Near pure tone, slight trace of modulation.
    8 - Near perfect tone, slight trace of modulation.
    9 - Perfect tone, no trace of ripple or modulation in any kind.