Happy Birthday Samuel Morse, born April 27, 1791

Samuel Morse birthday April 27 1791April 27 marks the birthday of Samuel F.B. Morse, the inventor of a single-wire telegraph system and co-creator of Morse Code. Thanks to his efforts, communications systems worldwide increased in speed exponentially.

Morse still has a visible mark on today’s communication. Amateur Radio operators all know ‘when all else fails’ morse code transmitted on CW will still make it through the noise.