QCWA   CW   RESOLUTION

WHEREAS 1)

An on-off CW transmission is the most basic form of radio communications;
and

WHEREAS 2)

An on-off CW transmission in International Morse telegraphy is the only emission mode authorized currently on all frequencies on all amateur radio service frequency bands in the United States of America;
and

WHEREAS 3)

All members of the Quarter Century Wireless Association have proven to competent authority their personal skill in sending by hand and receiving by ear text in the International Morse telegraphy code;
and

WHEREAS 4)

Intercommunication by International Morse telegraphy code is the operating mode favored by many members of the Quarter Century Wireless Association;
therefore be it

RESOLVED,

That the Quarter Century Wireless Association Board of Directors, meeting at the 2001 Convention in Miami. Florida, on October 26, 2001, voted unanimously to reaffirm support for the continued authorization of International Morse telegraphy coded on-off CW transmissions on all amateur radio service frequency bands.

October 21, 2001
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