Too bad they consider this an April Fool’s joke!

But even in a joke there’s truth to be found.

“It’s a dot and a dash. To have a conversation with the entire world. It’s great.”

Yes, yes it is.

72 de Larry W2LJ
QRP – When you care to send the very least!

Larry Makoski, W2LJ, is a regular contributor to AmateurRadio.com and writes from New Jersey, USA. Contact him at [email protected].

5 Responses to “Too bad they consider this an April Fool’s joke!”

  • Ulis K3LU:

    You knew this was a joke when Dickhead Morse kid or whatever his name is came up with this genius idea and not a radio amateur. Clue #2 was the “sending two messages at the same time” crap. Painfully obvious at that point they have no clue. And finally … No iambic keyer. What this is, was a really cleaver way for the “do no evil” corporation to mine harder for users cell phone numbers. And OMs and YLs ain’t no April Fools Joke.

  • harry k7zov:

    I like the idea myself. Not so much linked to G-mail, but as a default keypad. Been a long time sine I wrote and code. I might just have to make this semi-real. Really hate tiny key and this would be a great Android app. Sometimes April fools jokes can have a positive side in the end.

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    Harry k7zov

  • JIM--KD0QV:

    Good April Fool’s joke ! They didn’t explain that it’s not just a Dot & a Dash ! Anyone who wants to use this “mode”, will also have to learn the Morse Code ! Ham Radio operator’s are not required to pass any Morse Code testing anymore. But even they would have to have knowledge of, & skills to send Morse Code over any device that has Dot & Dash buttons ! I doubt many could send more than One message at a time.
    //-../.// //-.-/-../—–/–.-/…-//

  • W3MLK:

    Just uploaded the app on my droid for fun.. And it is fun haha

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