Solving a Morse Mystery

It’s not surprising that the message didn’t parse. This is American Morse Code, the original, which is distinct from the Continental version people think of as Morse Code today.
It’s even more boring than they thought:
(Correction: That RE is actually a CO, as in “County.”)

For what it’s worth, the Morse code message on our tote bags from HamSCI does indeed contain a special message. Most people assume it spells out the place and date of the conference, and never bother to read it.

hamsci tote bag

Also, remember to come play radio at the Pink Pig this weekend:
73 de KD8OXT,