VOR's and Morse Code

Lima_Charlie

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VOR\'s and Morse Code

Rumor has it that out East, all of the VOR Identifiers are actually the names of the VOR rather than a morse code. Is that true? If so, does anyone know when that change will make it's way out West? It seems rather silly to continue to use morse code, when the same recording could just say the name of the VOR, in PLAIN ENGLISH!!! :)
 

mtsu_av8er

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Re: VOR\'s and Morse Code

Many VORs in many parts of the country will state the name of the VOR, along with the Morse Code Identifier - IF the station has voice capabilities.
 

pilot602

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Re: VOR\'s and Morse Code

I've never heard that. Also, morse code can more easily be picked up through static/interference than spoken words. A little archaic but if it works, it works.
 

jetman

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Re: VOR\'s and Morse Code

Under dificult conditions of reception Morse code it is eassier to understand than the spoken word
 

mtsu_av8er

Well-Known Member
Re: VOR\'s and Morse Code

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For example the morse code spells out CMK for the Carmel VOR

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What should it spell?
 

ready2fly

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Re: VOR\'s and Morse Code

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What should it spell?

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"Y-O-U-R-E-S-C-R-E-W-E-D-D-U-D-E"
 

mtsu_av8er

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Re: VOR\'s and Morse Code

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What should it spell?

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"Y-O-U-R-E-S-C-R-E-W-E-D-D-U-D-E"

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When I hear that, I'm just cancelling IFR and landing....
 

ready2fly

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Re: VOR\'s and Morse Code

Me too, buddy. Chop and drop. I'm not afraid of a little scud runnin'.
 

MikeD

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Re: VOR\'s and Morse Code

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Me too, buddy. Chop and drop. I'm not afraid of a little scud runnin'.


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C'mon out to scud-running central. Night in the terrian. You'll definately get your money's worth to your heart's content here.....
 

Mike Lewis

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Staff member
Re: VOR\'s and Morse Code

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Me too, buddy. Chop and drop. I'm not afraid of a little scud runnin'.


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C'mon out to scud-running central. Night in the terrian. You'll definately get your money's worth to your heart's content here.....


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And you probably have both kinds!
Hahahahaha
 
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