Jerry Michalski on Sat, 22 Dec 2007 22:32:45 +0100 (CET)

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Re: <nettime> Derivation of "Bug," telegraphy code, etc.

Interesting note on the origins of the ham in ham radio. Might that
also be the origin of ham-handed? Used to be you had to pass a Morse
Code test to get an amateur license. Maybe some were ham-handed at
keying their code.

I looked online but got no support for this idea.


On Dec 22, 2007 9:12 AM, martin hardie <> wrote:
> i do not doubt this Alan, apropos of which I once came across an nice old


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