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Morse Code Enters Cyber Age

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Morse Code Enters Cyber Age

Morse Code Enters Cyber Age

Morse Code Enters Cyber Age

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The International Telecommunications Union nears approval of a measure codifying the "at" sign — typical of email addresses, as in yourname@web.com — to be signified in Morse code. Morse code users reportedly want to find a uniform way of sending email addresses to each other. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Rick Lindquist, news editor at QST, the journal of the National Association for Amateur Radio.