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Rick (W-A-one-R-K-T) wrote:
On Fri, 11 May 2007 09:39:03 -0400, Howard Lester wrote:

I was licensed in '63


I was also first licensed in 1963,


How bizarre. I was also first licensed in 1963.

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"Steve Bonine" wrote

Rick (W-A-one-R-K-T) wrote:
On Fri, 11 May 2007 09:39:03 -0400, Howard Lester wrote:

I was licensed in '63


I was also first licensed in 1963,


How bizarre. I was also first licensed in 1963.

73, Steve KB9X
ex WN4NUJ


We could start a '63 Club. :-)

N7SO
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Howard Lester wrote:

"Steve Bonine" wrote

Rick (W-A-one-R-K-T) wrote:
On Fri, 11 May 2007 09:39:03 -0400, Howard Lester wrote:

I was licensed in '63


I was also first licensed in 1963,


How bizarre. I was also first licensed in 1963.

73, Steve KB9X
ex WN4NUJ


We could start a '63 Club. :-)

N7SO
ex WN2KPO (and a few others since Friday, Sept 13, 1963)


Hmm... would you say 63 to the other fellow at the end of a QSO? You could
say it means "Bestest Regards"! ;^)

Vy 63,
Bryan WA7PRC


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"Bryan" wrote

We could start a '63 Club. :-)

N7SO
ex WN2KPO (and a few others since Friday, Sept 13, 1963)


Hmm... would you say 63 to the other fellow at the end of a QSO? You
could
say it means "Bestest Regards"! ;^)

Vy 63,
Bryan WA7PRC


Hmmmmmm! To me, "63" sounds like you're telling me where to go.... "Oh
yeah, well 63 to you, too!"

;-)


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Here you go pick one -- maybe 1 or 99
In 1859, Western Union standardized on the "92 code" in which the numbers
from 1 to 92 were assigned meanings.

1 Wait a moment
2 Important Business
3 What time is it?
4 Where shall I go ahead?
5 Have you business for me?
6 I am ready
7 Are you ready?
8 Close your key; circuit is busy
9 Close your key for priority business (Wire chief, dispatcher, etc)
10 Keep this circuit closed
12 Do you understand?
13 I understand
14 What is the weather?
15 For you and other to copy
17 Lightning here
18 What is the trouble?
19 Form 19 train order
21 Stop for a meal
22 Wire test
23 All copy
24 Repeat this back
25 Busy on another wire
26 Put on ground wire
27 Priority, very important
28 Do you get my writing?
29 Private, deliver in sealed envelope
30 No more (end)
31 Form 31 train order
32 I understand that I am to ...
33 Car report (Also, answer is paid for)
34 Message for all officers
35 You may use my signal to answer this
37 Diversion (Also, inform all interested)
39 Important, with priority on thru wire (Also, sleep-car report)
44 Answer promptly by wire
73 Best regards
88 Love and kisses
91 Superintendent's signal
92 Deliver promptly
OTHERS
93 Vice President and General Manager's signals
95 President's signal
99 = Get Lost (probably unofficial)
134 Who is at the key?


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"Bryan" wrote

We could start a '63 Club. :-)

N7SO
ex WN2KPO (and a few others since Friday, Sept 13, 1963)


Hmm... would you say 63 to the other fellow at the end of a QSO? You
could
say it means "Bestest Regards"! ;^)

Vy 63,
Bryan WA7PRC


Hmmmmmm! To me, "63" sounds like you're telling me where to go.... "Oh
yeah, well 63 to you, too!"

;-)




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Can I join the '63 Club?

First licensed in '63. First job out of college was with Western Union in
northern NJ.

George, K6GW


"The Shadow" wrote in message
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Here you go pick one -- maybe 1 or 99
In 1859, Western Union standardized on the "92 code" in which the numbers
from 1 to 92 were assigned meanings.

1 Wait a moment
2 Important Business
3 What time is it?
4 Where shall I go ahead?
5 Have you business for me?
6 I am ready
7 Are you ready?
8 Close your key; circuit is busy
9 Close your key for priority business (Wire chief, dispatcher, etc)
10 Keep this circuit closed
12 Do you understand?
13 I understand
14 What is the weather?
15 For you and other to copy
17 Lightning here
18 What is the trouble?
19 Form 19 train order
21 Stop for a meal
22 Wire test
23 All copy
24 Repeat this back
25 Busy on another wire
26 Put on ground wire
27 Priority, very important
28 Do you get my writing?
29 Private, deliver in sealed envelope
30 No more (end)
31 Form 31 train order
32 I understand that I am to ...
33 Car report (Also, answer is paid for)
34 Message for all officers
35 You may use my signal to answer this
37 Diversion (Also, inform all interested)
39 Important, with priority on thru wire (Also, sleep-car report)
44 Answer promptly by wire
73 Best regards
88 Love and kisses
91 Superintendent's signal
92 Deliver promptly
OTHERS
93 Vice President and General Manager's signals
95 President's signal
99 = Get Lost (probably unofficial)
134 Who is at the key?


"Howard Lester" wrote in message
...

"Bryan" wrote

We could start a '63 Club. :-)

N7SO
ex WN2KPO (and a few others since Friday, Sept 13, 1963)


Hmm... would you say 63 to the other fellow at the end of a QSO? You
could
say it means "Bestest Regards"! ;^)

Vy 63,
Bryan WA7PRC


Hmmmmmm! To me, "63" sounds like you're telling me where to go.... "Oh
yeah, well 63 to you, too!"

;-)



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"George" wrote

Can I join the '63 Club?

First licensed in '63. First job out of college was with Western Union in
northern NJ.

George, K6GW


Sure - and welcome! First read the charter. Wait - first WRITE the charter,
and let me know when you're done.

;-) Howard N7SO




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