Morse code is a way of passing telegraphic information using a rhythm. It is a code of characters and uses a regulated pattern of short and long sounds (or light emissions) to represent the letters of the alphabet, punctuation, and numbers. Morse code’s long and short elements are commonly called “dits” or “dahs”, and the speed of Morse code is generally counted in words per minute (similar to typing.)
Morse code is a dying breed. Generally, its only use today is in the world of amateur radio, or “ham” radio. The goal of this website is to encourage the younger generation to learn and use a dying art that has fascinated people for 150 years. Morse code can a both fun and exciting hobby for anyone, and can be learned quickly and easily.
There are many different ways of learning Morse Code. Here’s a few of my favorites: