CW Progress

I am on lesson 6 of the CW Academy course. We meet twice a week online via Skype. Our sixth meeting will be tomorrow evening. So far I have learned to recognize 17 characters of the alphabet. I learned two additional ones to complete my name and call sign. We have covered 6 out of ten numerical digits plus a question mark. I am finding my progress to be quite good in learning individual characters and in sending with these characters. We are learning at a 20 WPM rate. I can read a bit slower than I can send and I often need to hear it a few times to get it right. We are concentrating on doing head copy. Overall this is good progress¬† compared to trying this alone. Expect to have the whole alphabet and numbers down in two more weeks. Will be practicing basic QSO’s after that.

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One response to “CW Progress

  1. kb5zcs January 19, 2017 at 5:45 pm

    Looks like you are moving up the alpha ladder,Rick i used to be able to copy and send at 10 words a Min. back in the early 90’s i have been an Ham for 25 years now just lost the felling for it over time but might some day get back in to it,take care and 73’s ………

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