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Re: --THE NEW COIN CHAT ROOM--

in reply to impalajohnny

xivvvkzexj wifd kyv vsrp tzzgyvi jjftzvkp veu kyzj dvjjjjrxv gligfjvcpp yrjj jgvccczexx viiifij

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Re: --THE NEW COIN CHAT ROOM--

in reply to *smedley*
It may be old but still a good cipher. Passing along a key is not too difficult.
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Re: --THE NEW COIN CHAT ROOM--

in reply to gacooke

Thanks for taking the time to look that up for me, Gary.

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Re: --THE NEW COIN CHAT ROOM--

in reply to koindog

koindog wrote:
How about Vigenére Cipher ?

sure, but the key has to be set up in advance...

 

IIRC they were using that in the Civil War...

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Re: --THE NEW COIN CHAT ROOM--

in reply to koindog

Hola Koindog, muchas gracias!  Heron did not know that one.

When Heron was a Morse code man 'the end' was dit dah - dit dah dit. AR.

'end of msg'.

Over the decades things change.  Morse was ended in the USCG about 1995.  Hard to

believe it has been 20 years now.  Think about the changes in communications that have

happened just since 1957!  Amazing!  Regardvs,

 

xx

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Re: --THE NEW COIN CHAT ROOM--

in reply to *smedley*
How about Vigenére Cipher ?
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Re: --THE NEW COIN CHAT ROOM--

in reply to impalajohnny

dit-dah-dit-dah-dit-dah = full stop (period).

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Re: --THE NEW COIN CHAT ROOM--

in reply to elheron-grande

Or, as our basic training company commander, the QMC, would tell those of us that were chosen

for radio school, ditty dumb dumb ditty!

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Re: --THE NEW COIN CHAT ROOM--

in reply to koindog

Heron is not familiar with the dit dah, dit dah, dit dah as one 'letter'!  .._ _ .. por favor!

 

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Re: --THE NEW COIN CHAT ROOM--

in reply to koindog

koindog wrote:

Sparks ! Send this message to PACFLT:   -.. .-. .. -. -.- / -.-- --- ..- .-. / --- ...- .- .-.. .. -. . .-.-.-


i think you missed a dah...

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Re: --THE NEW COIN CHAT ROOM--

in reply to koindog

Muhammad Shah, Rupee, Shahjahanabad, AH1135/Ry.5 assuming it weighs 10 - 11 grams.



"climate is what we expect weather is what we get"
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Re: --THE NEW COIN CHAT ROOM--

in reply to impalajohnny

Sparks ! Send this message to PACFLT:   -.. .-. .. -. -.- / -.-- --- ..- .-. / --- ...- .- .-.. .. -. . .-.-.-

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Re: --THE NEW COIN CHAT ROOM--

in reply to *smedley*

 

Yes, that is true!  Speaking as a former USCG morse code radioman 1st class, Heron can

say that Morse code is merely a method of radio communications and is not a secure method

unless what we send and receive is further coded.  Heron experienced many mid watches

at sea when we would receive messages from HQ and the radio operators never knew one thing

about the message.  Messages of perhaps 400 or 500 number groups of 5 numbers. 

Then the comm officer had to spend hours decoding the message.  Somewhat boring for

the radiomen listening and typing 400 or 500 5 number groups, but being in a nice, warm

radio shack during a rain storm or snow storm was a decent payback for the boring stuff. Regards. 

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Re: --THE NEW COIN CHAT ROOM--

in reply to koindog

apparently morse code isn't a secure method of communication for FORBIDDEN topics of discussion...

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Re: --THE NEW COIN CHAT ROOM--

in reply to impalajohnny

Horizontal nod.

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Re: --THE NEW COIN CHAT ROOM--

in reply to koindog

LOL.  I copied the message before it poofed.  Did Sean answer your question?  You can't just tease someone and walk away.  Girls get a reputation for that sort of thing!



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Re: --THE NEW COIN CHAT ROOM--

in reply to impalajohnny

Vertical nod.

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in reply to impalajohnny

Are we being moderated?



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Re: --THE NEW COIN CHAT ROOM--

in reply to *smedley*

Thanks smed; I had a white chocolate raspberry cheesecake at lunch today.Don't think I could eat even one of those cupcakes.

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Re: --THE NEW COIN CHAT ROOM--

in reply to laddieboyblue

.

 

i wasn't aware that "elderly" had been quantified...