The Art & Skill of Radio-Telegraphy

-Second Revised Edition-
William G. Pierpont N0HFF


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Title
Preface
Introduction
Is the Radiotelegraph Code Obsolete?
An Overview -- Where We Are Going

Part ONE - Learning the Code

Chapter 1 - How to go About It Efficiently -- An Outline
Chapter  2  - Principles of Skill Building and Attitudes For Success
Chapter  3  - Let's Begin with the ABC's-Laying the Foundation
Chapter  4  - Building the First Floor On a Solid Foundation
Chapter  5  - Practice To Gain Proficiency
Chapter  6  - How fast? - The Wrong Question
Chapter  7  - Listening or "Reading" - "Copying In Your Head"
Chapter  8  - Copying -- Getting It Written Down
Chapter  9  - Sending and The "Straight" Key
Chapter 10 - Other Keys
Chapter 11 - Furthur Development of skills
Chapter 12 - How Long Will It Take to Learn?
Chapter 13 - Memory
Chapter 14 - The "Ear"
Chapter 15 - Timing
Chapter 16 - Other Methods -- Variations and Comments
Chapter 17 - Common Errors and What to Do About Them
Chapter 18 - Computer Programs and Tapes For Learning And Improving Skill In code

Part TWO, Related Items of Interest

Chapter 19 - A Brief History of Morse Telegraphy
Chapter 20 - Learning the American Morse Code
Chapter 21 - Methods Not Recommended
Chapter 22 - Word Lists For Practice
Chapter 23 - Making Sure You're Understood
Chapter 24 - Band Widths and Key Clicks
Chapter 25 - Code Courses and Devices Advertised in the Older Days
Chapter 26 - Speed Contests
Chapter 27 - Abbreviations
Chapter 28 - Letter Frequency Counts
Chapter 29 - The Koch Researches
Chapter 30 - The Candler System
Chapter 31 - The So-Called Farnsworth Method
Chapter 32 - Other Alphabets
Chapter 33 - A Brief History Of  U.S. Amateur Licensing Requirements and Military Training
Chapter 34 - Examples Which Illustrate The Nature of Real Skills

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