Re: Trained != practiced
"Only if you want to stay in the uber-proficient class..."
Such as someone taking responsibility for communications during an emergency situation, quite possibly international communications during wartime?
Voice and data coms are down. You need to communicate.
Do you 1) Have someone who can do a fair bit of morse at a fair rate, even if only 5wpm or 2) have nothing?
May not be the greatest or the most reliable. Hang on a minute, if it's all you have then by definition it is the most reliable, unfortunately.