Radio Preppers

General Category => Morse Code => Topic started by: gil on April 03, 2018, 07:13:42 AM

Title: Morse Code History: MS Prinsendam Rescue, 1980.
Post by: gil on April 03, 2018, 07:13:42 AM
You guys know by now that I am a big fan of Morse code, and for good reasons. Here is a perfect example of why. It wasn't so long ago... Satellite comms failed, nothing went through, but Morse on 500kHz saved everyone's bacon, 519 passengers and crew.

http://www.qsl.net/n1ea/ (http://www.qsl.net/n1ea/)

https://archive.org/details/SosMsPrinsendamOctober41980 (https://archive.org/details/SosMsPrinsendamOctober41980)


Gil.