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It is surprising that they used triple digit numbers. Digits in Morse code are always five key presses - whereas no letter is more than four. Using letters as codes they could have cherry picked the ones with the smallest transmission times.

Probably numbers have less potential for ambiguity - and may be effectively error correcting if the permissible number groups are chosen carefully. An alphanumeric combination seems the best option.

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