Talking about new technology with really old technology

Morse Code is a critical piece of our history– especially if you’re interested in computer and communication technology. In the 1800s, it allowed the nation to communicate instantly over great distances with the telegraph.

The International Telecommunications Union recently voted to add the “@” symbol to Morse Code, which is the first change to the code since prior to the second World War. This change will allow ham operators to exchange their e-mail addresses more easily.

Now if they’ll just add the exclaimation point!