Observation 6012765: TRANSIT 5B-5 (965) CW Morse Code?

Regarding Observation 6012765

Looking at the signal at center frequency it appears as interrupted CW signal with quite equal dot/dash ratios. Could this be a Morse Code? Did Transit use Morse Code for identification?

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I seem to recall a movie from the 1960s where the key to un-encrypting a satellite was a particular
type of baby rattle.

Keep vetting those Transit transits.




Yes - this is a good comment. Will continue to look-out for these passes. It is astonishing how long electronics can live, if the power source goes on (RTG). Interesting theme thise early satellite navigation systems alltogether.

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