Learn Morse Code

Ever wondered, people communicated through Morse code before how advanced we became in technology.

Learning Morse code is intriguing. Though it looks complicated at first, it’s quite simple to learn.

The History

Samuel F.B. Morse in the year 1830 invented Morse code. Though he started his work in electric telegraph in 1832, and possibly developed a practical system in 1844. He later patented his technology in 1849. The initial code was expanded which included letters and punctuation as to the first one which only had numbers.

In the year 1844, where he developed his practical system, he showed off his little machine.

Credit: Encyclopaedia Britannica

What is Morse Code?

A coded communication system using dots (short indentations), dashes (longer indentation), and spaces to exemplify letters, numbers and symbols (punctuation).

There are certain rules to learn Morse Code.

Learn the alphabets and the signals along with it.

The dot is pronounced as “d” and/or written “di” if it’s the last dot in the character then it’s “dit”.

Then the dash is pronounced and written “dah”.

Use this International Morse code chart

Morse code timing rules – It’s critical for receiving and sending messages.

Start with easy words

For example – Letter “R” can be written like “di-dah-dit” with actual dots and dashes.

Listen to audio clips of morse code.

Morse code has a history and was extremely significant in maritime shipping and aviation.

Credit: The-Daily-Dabble.COM

Explore more of Morse code if you wish to know about it.

Even Google has designed an exclusive page to learn Morse code.

Some interesting things related to Morse Code.

So, what do you think of Morse code?

Try solving it!


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6 thoughts on “Learn Morse Code

  1. When I was a child, we sent each other secret letters in Morse code 🙂
    In my language, we have help wors for each letter. It is easy, because we have a lot of words, n which vary long and short vowels. Is there anything similar in English?

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    1. How sweet of you to place a lovely comment. Amazing to know on how you used morse code.
      I am unaware of anything similar in English but I will look into it. Thank you so much for reading my post.

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