THE CODES

The electronic communications standard predating the internet by about 150 years.

Morse Code (American)
U.S.A. & Canada landline
1 .--.
2 ..-..
3 ...-.      A .-  B -...  C .. . D -..  E .
4 ....-      F .-.  G --.  H ....  I ..  J -.-.
5 ---        K -.-  L __  M -- N -.  O . .
6 ......     P .....  Q ..-.  R . ..  S ... T -
7 --..       U ..-  V ...-  W .--  X .-..
8 -....      Y .. ..  Z ... .
9 -..-
0 . .  or - (optional)

A dash time is equal to three times the length of the dot, exception is "L" which is a long dash that is equal to one dot-one dash. Numeral "0" is optional, one dot space dot as in "o", or short dash as in "t".

Question -.. -. "DN" Comma .-.- "AA" Period ..--.. "UD" Colon -.- . . "KO" SemiC ... .. "SI" Apostrophe ..-. .-.. "QX" Begin Bracket ..... -. "PN" (Parenthesis End Bracket ..... .. .. "PY" Parenthesis) Exclamation ---. "MN" Begin Quotation ..-. -. "QN" End Quotation ..-. -.-. "QJ" Capital .. . .-.. Dollar ... .-.. "SX" AND-& . ... "ES" phe, HO, AC4GL 11/4/96

Continental (International) Wireless and Undersea Cable, USA and Canada All services rest of world 1 .---- 2 ..--- 3 ...-- A .- B -... C -.-. D -.. E . 4 ....- F ..-. G --. H .... I .. J .--- 5 ..... K -.- L .-.. M -- N -. O --- 6 -.... P .--. Q --.- R .-. S ... T - 7 --... U ..- V ...- W .-- X -..- 8 ---.. Y -.-- Z --.. 9 ----. 0 -----

A dash time is equal to three times the length of the dot

Question ..--.. Comma --..-- Period .-.-.- Colon ---... Semicolon -.-.-. Apostrophe .----. Begin Bracket -.--. (Parenthesis End Bracket -.--.- Parenthesis) Exclamation (none at present) Begin Quotation .-..-. End Quotation .-..-. AND-& . ... @ .. .. (same as y in Morse)

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