Morse Code Titanic: The Morse Code Messages from the Titanic

Morse Code Titanic Fact 1: The Titanic Distress Call Was “CQD” – Not “SOS”

The Titanic’s radio operators, Harold Bride and Jack Philips, were employees of a radio telegraph company named “Marconi.” Marconi’s distress call then was CQD, not SOS. CQD is still a common distress call for British ships.

Morse Code Titanic Fact 2: Morse Code Operator Jack Philips Did Not Survive.

The Titanic Morse Code operator Harold Bride did make it off the ship, however, Jack Philips died from exposure.




  • By I need to brush up on my Receiving speed., April 26, 2012 @ 9:13 pm

    I need a brush up on my RECEIVING SPEED. Seems no luck or it gets complicated, even on websites ???
    I thought a simple request like this would have been rapidly met ? Gordon Weare.

  • By UR MAW, October 3, 2012 @ 7:25 pm

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  • By admin, October 3, 2012 @ 7:26 pm

    Haha the spacing is off, I can’t read it! :)

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