CW Course


I'm teaching a beginner's CW course at the Kitchener-Waterloo Amateur Radio Club, starting 17 September 2019.  The presentations and audio files associated with the course will be kept here.
Links to Practice Sites for Beginners:
https://morsecode.scphillips.com/trainer.html   to enter text and hear Morse
Nick Waterman's gamified practice site, where you can choose VE3YT's order for learning the letters.
A Koch Method Trainer that gamifies Morse training.
Call sign training, using RufzXP or LCWO or  Morse Runner.  Morse Runner has the advantage of training your muscle memory for logger keystrokes.
 CW Course Lesson Materials (mp3s, transcripts, presentations):
Session 1:  Letters A, N, E and T code practice audio and transcript
Session 2:  Letters O, I, S and R code practice audio and transcript
Session 3:  Letters H, D, L, and number 1 code practice audio and transcript
Session 4:  Letters U and  C, and numbers 2, 4 and 5 code practice audio and transcript
Presentation here
Session 5:  Letters M, W, and Q, and numbers 3 and 6, and ? code practice audio and transcript
Session 6:  Letters F, P, Y,  and G, and numbers 7 and 9 code practice audio and transcript
Session 7:  Letters B and V, and numbers 8 and 0 code practice audio and transcript
Session 8:  Letters J and K, and es and / code practice audio and transcript
Some numbers-only  code practice audio and transcript
Session 9:  Letters X and Z, and .   code practice audio and transcript 
Session 10:  Practicing all the letters   code practice audio and transcript
Session 11:  Decreasing Farnsworth spacing, learn QSO Vocabulary, and follow  transcripts of QSO videos here
5 Letter Random Blocks at 5 wpm Farnsworth (hard letters only) and transcript
2 Letter Random Blocks at 10 wpm Farnsworth (hard letters only) and transcript
Session 12:  Example QSO audio and transcript
Presentation on Grounding, Bonding and Lightning Protection here
Session 13:  Some 5-Letter Random Blocks at 5 wpm Farnsworth and  their
                                 transcript, plus links to YouTube videos of QSOs with transcript or subtitles.
Session 17:  Example CW Test audio and transcript   at 5 wpm Farnsworth with 12 wpm characters

 

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