Morse Code Cache
In Iowa, United States
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This is a two-stage Multi-cache. The cache is a camouflaged one quart, plastic container. At the coordinates given above you will receive the coordinates for the cache via your car radio! Park your car safely in the vicinity of the above coordinates and tune your car radio to 105.1 MHz FM. Note: With the hot, humid weather, distant stations can sometimes be heard on your FM radio. If you have trouble copying the message, try tuning slightly up or down on the radio dial.
You will hear a series of beeps, short or long in duration, that represent numbers in Morse code. For example, one short beep followed by four longer beeps is a number “1”. Three long beeps followed by two short beeps is a number “8”, etc.
1 = . _ _ _ _
2 = . . _ _ _
3 = . . . _ _
4 = . . . . _
5 = . . . . .
6 = _ . . . .
7 = _ _ . . .
8 = _ _ _ . .
9 = _ _ _ _ .
0 = _ _ _ _ _
Fourteen numbers are transmitted. Decode the numbers to reveal the cache coordinates in the usual format: 42 3X.XXX 96 2X.XXX
Note that the numbers representing the degrees are transmitted, but the decimal points are not. After the numbers are sent, there is a ten second pause and the transmission begins over again. Drive to a safe parking spot near the new coordinates and continue your search on foot. The location is along a busy street, but it is shielded from traffic by trees.
You can check your answers for this puzzle on Geochecker.com.
If there is a blue truck in the driveway, stop and say hello.
(No hints available.)
Last Updated: on 9/23/2014 4:09:28 PM Pacific Daylight Time (11:09 PM GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum