CWA Beginner – Session 14

For the bonus homework: Compose an amateur radio-related haiku, a three-line poem where the lines are 5, 7, and 5 syllables, respectively.  Some examples from a prior class are below.  As you practice at home, think of where it would be appropriate to add additional spacing to compensate for the lack of context clues:

No propagation
Until someone calls CQ
Then the bands open

At 40 words per minute
Is too fast for me

Don’t count characters
Hear code as letters and words
Morse is your new voice

(On the second one, CWT is the CW Ops practice at 1300Z, 1900Z and +0300Z on Wednesdays and normally runs … fast.  The intermediate and, especially, the advanced students are asked to try to get QSOs (also useful for CW Ops sponsorship later).  Three times a year – with the next on November 11th — CWOps runs this at “only” 20wpm to welcome new CW Academy class graduates.  Some of the advisors have also been camping out on 7.100MHz for first 10-15 minutes of the 0300Z session and sending slower still.)

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