RTTY TIP: How easy read badly received numbers!

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Probably everyone who operate RTTY happened that numbers were typed as letters, 599 is then TOO. It happen because RTTY use only 5bits code. 5bits represents only 32 combinations which is not enough for all letters and numbers, so there are special characters which shift to letters or numbers. So, when you miss just this special character, numbers are written as letters and vice versa.

Current contest programs have feature easy correct this issue. In example, in writelog you simply hold shift when clicking to RttyRite window. You can have also use this table:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0
Q W E R T Y U I O P

When you look to table and your english keyboard, you will surely see nice dependency.

Now , you know that you can badly received numbers decode visualy on your keyboard, because unshifted characters are just under RIGHT numbers!