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Simple signalling

Although most of us who drive 4x4s kit our rigs out with a communication system of some sort, it is still worth knowing how to send a distress signal using more ‘primitive’ means. The most universal way of doing this is to use Morse Code. This code was invented way back in 1836 by Samuel F B Morse with Joseph Henry and Alfred Vail, as a means of transmitting messages over long distances using pulses of electricity. Although Morse code

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