Origin of 73

Glen E. Zook gzook at HOME.COM
Thu Sep 27 22:31:43 EDT 2001

The Phillips Code predates wireless by quite a number of years.  I understood
it to be a series of numbered messages, but, I have also been told that it was
a system that omitted vowels, etc., in the message.  I have no idea as to just
who Phillips was.

Glen, K9STH

ed sharpe wrote:

> Phillips who?
> there was a famous radio operator by that name.....

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