Morse code is acoustic or light signals used to convey text messages. Soon after the inception of the telegraph Samuel F. B. Morse and Alfred Vail invented the early version of what was later expanded to Modern International Morse Code.
SOS, the most famous Morse code message which is transmitted or aired using the sequence “• • • — — — • • •", has definitively saved many lives in the past when ships and airplanes got out of control for example.
Despite is age, Morse code, the first electronic encoding system, is still being used in naval communication, aviation and amateur radio. Here you find all you want to know about Morse code.
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