WWII Veteran Still Taps out Morse code

Having learned morse code at the age of 20, Merle Taylor VE1VCI is still practicing Morse code from her station located Antigonish, Nova Scotia.

Ms Taylor was part of the Allied war effort after joining the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan. Ms Taylor was tasked with teaching CW to Pilots.

There were 59 airbases built across Canada to accommodate the boys from England, Scotland, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia and Canada. It was that group of boys that I taught Morse code to.”

”It’s a signal that will get through because of the sharpness where a voice couldn’t. And the other thing is you could send a secret message.
— Merle Taylor VE1VCI