Bracken Sends: Tap Codes

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Thomas Angle
Thomas Angle
1 month ago

Another code is one time pad. The only issue is how to distribute the pads. But it would allow you to communicate with others without really much chance to anyone breaking the code (unless they get the pad).

Thomas Angle
Thomas Angle
1 month ago
Reply to  DRenegade

I really cannot see me going there if I have a choice.

The problem with all this is, people are freaking too stupid and reach for their phone or computer to communicate because they have been told it is safe.

Last edited 1 month ago by Thomas Angle
173dVietVet
173dVietVet
1 month ago

I taught this to the Scouts in my troop when I was Scoutmaster.
They got really interested when I told them this is how you can send notes and noboidy else will know what you are saying. Apparently, junior high kids still do that even by texting….

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[…] For example, Morse code is effective for radio and visible-light communications, but difficult for sound, because it’s nearly impossible to make a long tap. This is why tap codes can be so helpful (also known as a knock code). It was common for prisoners of war to use this form of communication. For instance, imagine the phrase God Bless You. Use GBU, which would be 2-2, 1-2, 4-5 (h/t Matt Bracken via ncrenegade.com) […]