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Someone Please HELP!?

Postby herman83 » Fri Jun 11, 2010 5:51 pm

Hi, I am looking for someone to please listen to this sound bite of morse code and please tell me what it says.

http://jonathanschmid.com/morse.html

To help you out a little, it's supposed to be coordinates to some place. (e.g. N 38 **.*** W 084 **.***) It should just be all numbers. I can't do morse code very well and was wondering if someone could help me? Thanks.
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Re: Someone Please HELP!?

Postby K5TEN » Fri Jun 11, 2010 10:15 pm

Nope, no numbers.

It says...

"FORD MONROE VAN BUREN JEFFERSON TYLER VAN BUREN MADISON COOLIDGE PIERCE VAN BUREN"

I don't know who or what sent that but the spacing between letters was pretty bad. I had re-play it NUMEROUS times to copy the CW. They need to slide a bit more spacing in between LETTERS than that. The spacing between words was fine.


73

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Re: Someone Please HELP!?

Postby K5TEN » Sat Jun 12, 2010 10:49 pm

If you won a prize on a local FM radio station--remember I get half! : )


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Re: Someone Please HELP!?

Postby NW7US » Tue Jun 15, 2010 9:59 pm

Indeed, this code snippet that you requested help with is decoded as:

ford monroe van buren jefferson tyler van buren madison coolidge pierce van buren

What is this snippet for?
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Re: Someone Please HELP!?

Postby K5TEN » Thu Jun 17, 2010 5:09 pm

It IS someone trying to win a prize...Jeeeeeeeesh!


From the website owner of the CW mpg....



I'm not sure who herman83 is, but it looks like he's trying to solve one of my puzzle geocaches. I'm not sure if you're familiar with geocaching, but it's a world wide game where people hide objects in public places and post gps cordinates, or a puzzle that will ultimately result in gps coordinates online for others to seek. It's about the hunt, as there's usually nothing special in the cache except for a log book to sign and maybe some cheap toys to trade.


Here's the geocache page: http://www.geocaching.com/seek/cache_de ... c521f83bd1


It's GC# is GC16YDD

(Johnathan states the way to decoding the message which I have DELETED, HERE)

I used an online morse code generator, and I expected solvers to use technology of some sort to decode the morse code as I really sped it up. There's a bunch of online and offline software that will decode and encode morse into or from a mp3. It's impressive that many solvers did it by ear and without the aid of any software to slow it down.


I sent herman83 a message through geocaching.com so he should revisit the forum soon.

Thanks,
Jonathan



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Re: Someone Please HELP!?

Postby herman83 » Mon Jun 21, 2010 4:18 am

Thank you very much KSTEN!!!!

lol I'm glad that Jonathan could explain it to you, as I usually have a hard time doing that.

ANYWAY, I solved the coordinates and again thank you for translating it. As Jonathan stated, there are programs that will decode this. I tried many many MANY different types of these programs and to no avail....

HAHA thanks again, I really can't help but thank you. Hope to see you caching someday ;)
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Re: Someone Please HELP!?

Postby K5TEN » Tue Jun 22, 2010 12:03 am

I don't know the exact speed he cranked it up to but it seemed to be over 40 words per minute to me.

No program to decode it needed.


73


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