I've decided once again to take up code and baring any major life inturuptions like last time (two years ago) I will finish! So not needing to be said I'm a newbie when it comes to morse code. I've been in radio since deconstructing and rebuilding (improving) a remote controlled toy when I was nine or so. introduced to ham when a friend talked my family into buying me a HT. had to get a licence to use it so I did.
I just moved and don't really know any hams in the area (yet!). so I'm voicing my questions here. one by one... maybe a couple at a time.
First question I keep seeing the Q sign QSV. now it says: Shall I send a series of Vs on this frequency? or, Send a series of Vs on this frequency.
Now I uderstand it at face value, but why would you want someone to send Vs or want to recieve Vs. I see often on CW pages VVV. What's the point?
That's my main question right now. I need to get back to MorseCat. Oh, I'm also looking for homebrew plans for a frequency agile QRP rig. for either 80 or 40 meters. (haven't decided don't know that I care). looking for max of 2 watts but needs to be able to run off of a small solar charger/battery setup. I've seen the pixe 2 and tuna tin etc... there is alot of info and plans on the net but alot of the kits or schematics links are broken or incomplete info.
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