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Author Topic: Unlearning bad habits  (Read 4275 times)
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« Reply #15 on: March 29, 2012, 09:49:19 AM »

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Old Navy Radiomen knew a lot of the RMs half a world away simply from recognizing a fist they knew from "A" school

I know some will find your statement somewhat hard to believe but let me tell you for a fact that I could tell when they changed operators on a net, if the operator was either sick,  hung over, simply feeling bad or if he really didn't want to be there!  

Fists become 'voices' and are easily recognized after a time.  

Very true.  I think I'd still remember my first code instructor's fist from Navy "A" school in 1963.  It would worry me if I DID hear it, because he went SK about 4 years later.  Maybe if I heard it I'd know that I was also SK!
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Pat K7KBN
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« Reply #16 on: March 29, 2012, 09:33:17 PM »

That Dah Dit app for the iPhone is very helpful.  Been listening on the way to work with the speed at 40 wpm - noticeably effective in helping prevent mental 'translation'.
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